Name: WO1 Johnny F. Long
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/19/1966 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.7
Date of Birth: 10/22/1942
Home City: College Park, GA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 119 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 65-11W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09E-041
Short Summary: Mid-air with L-19 flown by CPT Charles Lester Getman. De La Rosa was with Long.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13891
Service number: W3152740
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 11/17/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
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: COLLEGE PARK CEMETERY, COLLEGE PARK, GA
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 08/25/1996
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