Name: WO1 John Jerome Miller, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/25/1971 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 08/10/1949
Home City: Woodlyn, PA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 117 AHC, 145 CAB
Major organization: USARV
Flight class: 71-21/71-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02W-025
Short Summary: Light ship lost power and crashed at night. AC W1 MARCHMAN & CE E4 HARBISON survived.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-01079
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 08/31/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YT040140
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ST PETER & PAUL CEMETERY, SPRINGFIELD, PA
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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