Name: WO1 John Scott Keenan
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/22/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.4
Date of Birth: 11/17/1948
Home City: Lowell, MA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-47
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-036
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 68-17156
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: pilot
Started Tour: 03/18/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST PATRICK CEMETERY, LOWELL, MA
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 04/26/2002
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