Name: WO1 Byron Mark Hannah
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/20/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.2
Date of Birth: 08/24/1944
Home City: Cygnet, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/4 AVN 4 INF
Prior Unit: B/3/17 CAV 70
Major organization: 4th Infantry Division
Flight class: 70-13/70-9
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 06W-011
Short Summary: Killed near Mace.
Aircraft: OH-58A tail number 69-16086
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
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: 07/23/1970
"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: unknown or not reported
Burial information: WEAVER CEMETERY, BAIRDSTOWN, OH
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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