Name: 1LT Arthur Russell Le Grow, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/14/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.3
Date of Birth: 09/28/1942
Home City: Revere, MA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 173 AHC, 1 INF
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Flight class: 66-14
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14E-028
Short Summary: 90 degree gear box separated from sircraft while in formation flight. Aircraft crashed & burned in small clearing in jungle. W/Ferris.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-09595
Service number: O5023070
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident MN
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 10/25/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: WOODLAWN CEMETERY, EVERETT, MA
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995
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