Name: WO1 David Rolland Jackson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/25/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 26.8
Date of Birth: 11/23/1942
Home City: Sheffield, AL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 71 AHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: Americal Division
Flight class: 68-17
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 17W-007
Short Summary: One round came through instrument panel and hit pilot at 2,300 feet and 70 knots.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16100
Service number: W3163095
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 11/24/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Quang Tin Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: BT106240
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: OAKWOOD CEMETERY, SHEFFIELD, AL
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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