Name: WO1 Albert Danny Owens
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/08/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.6
Date of Birth: 10/28/1947
Home City: Mt Shasta, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/9 AVN 9 INF
Major organization: 9th Infantry Division
Flight class: 68-39
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 23W-113
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16162
Service number: W3163674
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: drowning
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 02/17/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Dinh Tuong Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: MOUNT SHASTA MEMORIAL PARK, MT SHASTA, 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
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