Name: 1LT Raymond Joseph Flynn, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/02/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Died 15 days later on 12/17/1970.
Age at death: 24.9
Date of Birth: 01/31/1946
Home City: Toledo, OH
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/3/5 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 70-2
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 06W-127
Short Summary: Shot in left temple while returning from the AO. Lived for several days in a hospital.
Aircraft: UH-1H
Call sign: LONGKNIFE 20
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Head Wound
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 05/14/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Ba Xugen Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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: officer
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