Name: WO1 Walter Norman Koslosky
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/06/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.6
Date of Birth: 05/24/1945
Home City: Pittsburgh, PA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/3/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-1/67-25
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 35W-043
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15582
Service number: W3160065
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
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: 06/05/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Hau Nghia Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: GREENWOOD CEMETERY, SHARPSBURG, PA
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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