Name: WO1 Allen Dean Perkins
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/24/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.2
Date of Birth: 09/13/1947
Home City: West Linn, OR
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 118 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-43
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 16W-118
Short Summary: Mid-air when forming up over Long Binh with Charles Joseph Armstrong. Vaughan's best friend in WOC school. Killed after transfer to 118
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-12863
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 02/24/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: MOUNT VIEW CEMETERY, OREGON CITY, OR
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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