Name: CPT Michael Momcilovich, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/05/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.6
Date of Birth: 09/13/1943
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-14
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 55E-023
Short Summary: Hit by hostile fire, caught fire, & crashed south of Sharon a few miles inland from coast in I Corps.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15500
Service number: OF104918
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: pilot
Started Tour: 09/27/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: US MILITARY ACADEMY CEMETERY, WEST POINT, 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
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