Name: WO1 Ervin James Hoyt
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/25/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.9
Date of Birth: 05/28/1944
Home City: Kearney, NE
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/227 AVN 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-5/67-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 52E-004
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15052
Service number: W3155901
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: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 06/13/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: PARKVIEW CEMETERY, HASTINGS, NE
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
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