Name: CW2 John Robert Grisard
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/19/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.7
Date of Birth: 03/25/1947
Home City: Long Branch, NJ
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/7/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 06W-070
Short Summary: Flying with Stan Struble on second tour. Volunteered to fly Scouts. The LOH exploded in mid-air and crashed in a ball of flames.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16335
Call sign: Red
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 07/08/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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: warrant officer
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