Name: WO1 Gary Grant Lamb
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/22/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.6
Date of Birth: 02/29/1948
Home City: Beaverton, OR
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 336 AHC, 13 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-515/68-27
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18W-125
Short Summary: While at refueling point, wing man was hovering in and lost main rotor which came through Lamb's cockpit striking him in the head.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15210
Call sign: T-bird
Service number: W3162993
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 11/14/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Ba Xugen Province IV 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: CRESCENT GROVE CEMETERY, TIGARD, OR
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: warrant officer
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