Name: CW2 Keith Michael Jackson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/01/1971 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 21.4
Date of Birth: 08/25/1949
Home City: Cresskill, NJ
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 57 AHC, 52 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-41/69-39
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 05W-072
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 69-15480
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 01/22/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: CLASIFE
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL PARK, PARAMUS, NJ
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
This record was last updated on 06/20/1992
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