Name: WO1 Herbert Reiji Hayashida
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/19/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 28.4
Date of Birth: 11/19/1939
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 155 AHC, 52 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 50E-048
Short Summary: Mid-air with 67-17255.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16441
Service number: W3158538
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 12/15/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 10
Location: Phu Bon Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: FORT SILL POST CEMETERY, LAWTON, OK
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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