Name: WO1 Tyrone Wade Hisey
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/30/1966 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 26.8
Date of Birth: 06/23/1939
Home City: Mansfield, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 65-4W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 06E-064
Short Summary: Shot down app. 15 miles S/W of Plei Me, Pleiku Provience during a combat mission.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 63-12968
Service number: W3152491
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 08
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: unknown or not reported
Burial information: ADARIO CEMETERY, ADARIO, 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
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