Name: 2LT John Duane Legg (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/01/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.8
Date of Birth: 07/05/1944
Home City: Chickasaw, AL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 335 AHC
Major organization: other
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 19E-006
Short Summary: Mid-air collision between #1 & #2 A/C in formation flight enroute to pick up troops in LZ w/ MAJ jones, LTC brockwell, wo andrews
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13738
Call sign: Cowboys
Service number: O2332291
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 08/21/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: PINE CREST CEMETERY, MOBILE, AL
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
This record was last updated on 07/28/1994
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