Name: WO1 Joseph Laszlo
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/29/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.9
Date of Birth: 05/19/1946
Home City: Phoenix, AZ
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/227 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-21/67-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 47E-002
Short Summary: Crash possibly caused by inclement weather at night.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-16564
Service number: W3158868
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: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/15/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: GREEN ACRES MEMORIAL PARK, SCOTTSDALE, AZ
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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