Name: CW2 David Allen Hickman
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/04/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.3
Date of Birth: 08/11/1946
Home City: Ft Walton Beach, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 68 AVN, 12 CAG
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-507/68-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 15W-024
Short Summary: Shot down on takeoff out of Tan Linh in III Corp.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15325
Service number: W3160989
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 03/20/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Binh Tuy Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: BARRANCAS NATIONAL CEMETERY, PENSACOLA FL
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 08/20/1992
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