Name: WO1 George Howard Glawson, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/01/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.4
Date of Birth: 01/18/1950
Home City: Toms River, NJ
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: INFANT NETT
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 70-43
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 03W-060
Short Summary: Exploded in mid-air probably due to being hit by an artillery round.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16313
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Exploded in air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown or not reported
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 02/16/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XT453201
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST JOSEPHS CATHOLIC CEMETERY, TOMS RIVER, NJ
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 08/29/2000
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