Name: CW2 Anthony Wayne Manstis (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/21/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.0
Date of Birth: 04/28/1948
Home City: Chicago, IL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/3/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-9
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-031
Aircraft: OH-6A? tail number 67-16396
Service number: W3164967
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation 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: pilot
Started Tour: 06/05/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: unknown or not reported
Burial information: FORT SHERIDAN POST CEMETERY, HIGHWOOD, IL
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
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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