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Name: WO1 William Allen Haines, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/28/1972 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.3
Date of Birth: 01/23/1951
Home City: Warren, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: F/4 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 71-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01W-009
Short Summary: Gun lead on scout mission. Took round in transmission, crashed and rolled over trapping Haines in front seat then burned. W/Martindale
Aircraft: AH-1G
Call sign: CENTAUR 5
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 11/15/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - interim
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YD368655
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995

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