Name: WO1 Alan Brian Partridge
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/31/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 20.3
Date of Birth: 10/05/1949
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/2/17 CAV 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 69-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14W-086
Short Summary: On a V/R "Last Lite" Mission. Shrader flew Cobra cover on this mission.
Aircraft: OH-6 tail number 67-16223
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 10/27/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: SIMI VALLEY PUBLIC CEMETERY, SIMI VALLEY, CA
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 05/25/1998
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