Name: CPT George Louis Miner
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/17/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.2
Date of Birth: 06/12/1945
Home City: Southold, NY
Service: MS branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 326 MED 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 68-16/68-26
Service: MS branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 19W-055
Short Summary: Shot down, crashed and burned in the only OH-6A with red cross markings. See Caton.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16254
Call sign: Eagle Dustoff 905
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 11/12/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: SAINT PATRICKS CEM, SOUTHOLD, NY
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: officer
This record was last updated on 02/23/1996
Additional information is available on CD-ROM.
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 09/23/2017
Copyright © 1998 - 2017 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association