Name: CPT Phillip Harold Jacobs
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/27/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.7
Date of Birth: 12/30/1947
Home City: Hill AFB, UT
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 3 BDE 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 69-40
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 07W-096
Short Summary: Crashed during an IFR training flight that flew into heavy weather.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15359
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 03/01/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: unknown or not reported
Burial information: MOUNT VERNON MEMORIAL PARK, FAIR OAKS, CA
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/27/1997
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