Name: CPT Fred Orr Jackson, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/05/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 26.6
Date of Birth: 01/14/1943
Home City: Ft Benning, GA
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
Major organization: 11th Armored Cavalry
Flight class: 69-12
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18W-039
Short Summary: Shot down by 51 mm anti-aircraft gunfire near Loc Ninh.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15861
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1542 = 15 Infantry Unit Commander
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/11/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Binh Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: FORT BENNING POST CEMETERY, GA
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: officer
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