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Name: 1LT Terry Lee Manz
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/28/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.0
Date of Birth: 01/23/1942
Home City: Milwaukee, WI
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 128 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-16
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14E-091
Short Summary: Aircraft hit by ARVN artillery near Xuan Loc causing main rotor to separate. CE jumped on way down. All crew members killed.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 63-12994
Service number: O5536440
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Friendly Arty
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 11/20/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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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