Name: CW2 James Daniel Olsen
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/25/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.2
Date of Birth: 02/28/1941
Home City: East Alton, IL
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 219 AVN
Major organization: other
Flight class: RWQC66
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 06E-134
Short Summary: Crash in South Vietnam as pilot of a fixed wing.
Aircraft: O-1
Service number: W3152099
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 361B
Primary cause: O-1 Crash
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/26/1966
"Official" listing: fixed wing air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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 02/21/1994

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