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Name: WO1 Glen Emery Shropshire
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/31/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.6
Date of Birth: 12/27/1946
Home City: Sandpoint, ID
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 189 AHC, 52 CAB
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-13/66-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 24E-057
Short Summary: Inadvertent low level IFR at night between Oasis and Holloway struck a tree in a descending left turn attempting to return to VFR.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16529
Service number: W3154268
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident WX
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/03/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Presbyterian
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 07/24/1994

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