Name: WO1 Larry Ray Reeves
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/19/1967 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 23.0
Date of Birth: 04/05/1944
Home City: Austin, TX
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 175 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-21
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18E-050
Short Summary: Crashed as part of a flight of four returning to Vinh Long from Sa Dec in very thick clouds and fog. Impacted very near Vinh Long.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-16088
Call sign: Outlaw
Service number: W3155117
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 02/15/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Vinh Long Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: FOREST OAKS MEMORIAL PARK, AUSTIN, TX
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
This record was last updated on 05/29/1997
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