Name: 1LT John Arthur Reed
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/19/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.4
Date of Birth: 04/21/1945
Home City: Mulhall, OK
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Flight class: 68-28
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 18W-114
Short Summary: Shot down during weather check for a night MEDEVAC launch. died on impact or in post crash fire? w/ ken pennington.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15170
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7565 = Pilot AH-1 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 08/20/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ROSELAWN CEMETERY, MULHALL, OK
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