Name: MAJ Harry V. Phillips, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/13/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot Passenger.
Age at death: 36.5
Date of Birth: 02/10/1930
Home City: Ridgeland, MS
Service: MS branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 254 MED DET
Major organization: other
Service: MS branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10E-001
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13658
Call sign: Dustoff
Service number: O97182
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: passenger
Started Tour: 01/17/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
Length of service: 18
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: FOREST HILL CEMETERY (MIDTOWN), MEMPHIS, TN
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: officer
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