Name: CPT Glenn Dale Rickert
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/29/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.8
Date of Birth: 08/23/1945
Home City: Souderton, PA
Service: EN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC 11 BDE 23 INF
Major organization: 11th Light Infantry Brigade
Flight class: 68-512/68-20
Service: EN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-118
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-17766
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/20/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: CALVARY CH OF SOUDERTON CEM, BUCKS CO, PA
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: officer
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