Name: WO1 William Milam Harrison
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/06/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.2
Date of Birth: 11/16/1943
Home City: Pecos, TX
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 134 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-501
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 33W-074
Short Summary: Helicopter fire.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16326
Service number: W3159031
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 03/07/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Ninh Thuan Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - other churches
Burial information: EVERGREEN CEMETERY, PECOS, TX
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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