HANNA GARY W

Name: WO1 Gary W. Hanna
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/31/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 19.5
Date of Birth: 07/29/1948
Home City: Ellicott City, MD
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-17
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 36E-012
Short Summary: Killed by small arms fire while co-pilot on a Huey North of Hue during Tet 68.
Aircraft: UH-1
Service number: W3157782
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/12/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
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 05/01/2009


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