Name: WO1 Terrance Edward Ledden
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/05/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.0
Date of Birth: 09/17/1949
Home City: Fond Du Lac, WI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
Major organization: 11th Armored Cavalry
Flight class: 69-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18W-040
Short Summary: Shot down by 51 mm anti-aircraft gunfire near Loc Ninh.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15861
Service number: W3164902
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 08/10/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Binh Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ESTABROOKS CEMETERY, FOND DU LAC, WI
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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