Name: WO1 George Ernest Hayward
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/05/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 19.9
Date of Birth: 03/15/1949
Home City: Mentor, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC 2 BDE 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 68-511/68-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 33W-064
Short Summary: See Boehm.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-19530
Service number: W3161530
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: pilot
Started Tour: 09/17/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: MENTOR MUNICIPAL CEMETERY, MENTOR, 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
This record was last updated on 04/26/2002
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