Name: WO1 John Michael Hiebert
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/02/1971 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.9
Date of Birth: 01/24/1948
Home City: Hesston, KS
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 114 AHC, 13 BN
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 71-21/71-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02W-082
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16583
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 09/07/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Kien Giang Province IV Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: WR053853
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: HAVEN OF REST CEMETERY, HILLSBORO, KS
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995
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