Name: 2LT Jack Leon Price
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/16/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 28.1
Date of Birth: 06/02/1941
Home City: Cedar Springs, MI
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 196 ASHC
Prior Unit: 120 AHC 66
Major organization: other
Flight class: 65-11W
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20W-008
Short Summary: A test flight on approach to Lane Army Heliport did a backward loop, crashed nose down and burned.
Aircraft: CH-47A tail number 66-19001
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 01/06/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 10
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: ELMWOOD CEM, CEDAR SPRINGS, MI
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
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995
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