Name: CW2 Phillip Sherman Mohnike
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/27/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.7
Date of Birth: 08/07/1946
Home City: Visalia, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
Major organization: 11th Armored Cavalry
Flight class: 67-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 26W-065
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-17767
Service number: W3158601
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
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: 09/20/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Burial information: VISALIA DISTRICT CEMETERY, VISALIA, CA
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 04/26/2002
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