Name: WO1 Glenn Edward Nowakowski
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/22/1972 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 21.0
Date of Birth: 07/06/1951
Home City: Oak Creek, WI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 129 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 71-35/71-29
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01W-058
Short Summary: Went into slow spiral and crashed with Billingsly. Suspected hostile fire. Helicopter air casualty - aircrew
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 66-15304
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 02/27/1972
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - P I D
Length of service: *
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: BS899027
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: HOLY SEPULCHER CEMETERY, CUDAHY, WI
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 02/21/1994
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