Name: WO1 John Perry Malloy (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/14/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Died 7 days later on 03/21/1970.
Age at death: 21.3
Date of Birth: 11/14/1948
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/229 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 12W-030
Short Summary: At kick out LZ, Aircraft settled into trees from hover & crashed. P 1LT S.R. Tatham, CE E4 D.F. Kammerer, G E4 L.H. Ausiejus survived.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17785
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 06/19/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Phuoc Long Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YR012105
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: WHITE CHAPEL MEMORIAL GARDENS, DULUTH, 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
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