Name: CW3 Jon Eric Reid
Status: Remains were returned on 1999 from an incident on 02/20/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Declared dead on 09/14/1978.
Age at death: 22.3
Date of Birth: 11/15/1948
Home City: Phoenix, AZ
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 48 AHC, 223 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 70-13/70-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 05W-126
Short Summary: Shot down in Laos while providing gun cover for emergency resupply mission. Tour start Jul70. See May.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00700
Call sign: Joker
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 07/04/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - bonified
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: XD562198
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Latter Day Saints (Mormon)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 06/01/2000
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