Name: WO1 Allan Douglas Eyler
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/23/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.7
Date of Birth: 07/26/1947
Home City: Coatesville, IN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1 AVN 1 INF
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Flight class: 68-511/68-17
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 26W-031
Short Summary: Night mid-air with 173 slick.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15203
Service number: W3161927
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 09/17/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: STILESVILLE CEMETERY, STILESVILLE, IN
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 10/24/1997
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