Name: WO1 Thomas Earl Hays
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/30/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.6
Date of Birth: 10/12/1948
Home City: Oklahoma City, OK
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/3/4 CAV
Major organization: 25th Infantry Division
Flight class: 69-5
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 23W-021
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16387
Service number: W3164283
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/05/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: HOPEWELL CEMETERY, CARTHAGE, 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: warrant officer
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