Name: 1LT Noel Austin Harris, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/22/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.1
Date of Birth: 03/01/1946
Home City: Strawberry, AR
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/16 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-18
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 12W-033
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15070
Call sign: Darkhorse 34
Service number: O5439041
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 09/12/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Kien Giang Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Church of Christ
Burial information: WARD CEM, STRAWBERRY, AR
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: officer
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