Name: WO1 Noel Keith Garrison
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/17/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 21.8
Date of Birth: 10/02/1947
Home City: Valparaiso, IN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 68 AVN
Major organization: other
Flight class: 68-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20W-010
Short Summary: Lost RPM after verticle climb out of small LZ and crashed into trees.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16828
Service number: W3162362
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 12/20/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Phuoc Tuy Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: GRACELAND MEMORIAL PARK, VALPARAISO, 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 07/29/1994
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