Name: 1LT David Lee Siverly
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/28/1966 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.0
Date of Birth: 12/15/1941
Home City: Oakville, IA
Service: SC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 116 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-12
Service: SC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 12E-127
Short Summary: Gunship crashed on a run.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 64-13951
Service number: O5534923
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 09/21/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: EDWARDS CEMETERY, OAKVILLE, IA
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
This record was last updated on 06/28/1991
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