Name: WO1 Jimmy Lee Hill
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/15/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 27.4
Date of Birth: 02/08/1943
Home City: Malone, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-29
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 08W-020
Short Summary: Engine failure - hit tree during autorotation E. of Phouc Vinh.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15729
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 12/08/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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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