MORLEY JEFFREY PAUL

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Name: WO1 Jeffrey Paul Morley
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/05/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.3
Date of Birth: 10/20/1945
Home City: Manhattan Beach, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/227 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 37E-040
Short Summary: Went IFR at night in 100 ft cloud layer at LZ english on log mission. got disorientated, crashed & burned. w/m. lane weiss, flt sch room
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16695
Service number: W3158605
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 12/15/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Assemblies of God
Burial information: FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK, CYPRESS, CA
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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