Name: 1LT William Bradford Eoff, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/01/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.9
Date of Birth: 08/05/1942
Home City: Oklahoma City, OK
Service: TC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 178 ASHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-20
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 54W-028
Short Summary: Mid-air with a UH-1. Huey flew up into the bottom of the Chinook. with WO1 Geddes Charles Boyter, sp6 Phillips, SP4 Ostrander,SP4 Puls
Aircraft: CH-47B tail number 67-18457
Call sign: Boxcars
Service number: O5421083
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 03/09/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Kontum Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: MAPLEWOOD CEMETERY, HARRISON, AR
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 07/28/1994
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