Name: CPT Martin Daniel Reilly
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/17/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 29.5
Date of Birth: 11/12/1936
Home City: Yonkers, NY
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 170 AHC
Major organization: other
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 07E-075
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13821
Service number: O97251
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: pilot
Started Tour: 11/29/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: FT BLISS NATIONAL CEMETERY, EL PASO 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: officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
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