Name: WO1 Darwin Harold Engman
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/06/1966 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 32.8
Date of Birth: 07/10/1933
Home City: Anacortes, WA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 65-1W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 07E-033
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 63-12988
Service number: W3152324
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/16/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: GRANDVIEW CEMETERY, ANACORTES, WA
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
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