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Name: WO1 Franklin Lloyd Mc Phail
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/30/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.0
Date of Birth: 10/01/1947
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-501/68-1
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 42W-049
Short Summary: Crashed in fog on night mortar patrol over Camp Evans with 1LT Ronald Wayne Lazicki.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-02009
Call sign: BLUE MAX
Service number: W3159486
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident-WX
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/02/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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 08/20/1995

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