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Name: CPT Milton Francis Smith
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/11/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.3
Date of Birth: 07/22/1941
Home City: Dania, FL
Service: AT branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 170 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 65-2
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 12E-056
Short Summary: Assigned to S-4, 52nd CAB and borrowed this helicopter from the 170 AHC.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-09903
Service number: O5406191
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: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: advisor
Started Tour: 11/29/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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 03/27/2000

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