Name: WO1 Allen Eugene Starr
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/22/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.0
Date of Birth: 07/09/1944
Home City: Dallas, TX
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 135 AHC, EMU
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-5
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20W-035
Short Summary: Tail rotor failure near Vinh Long. Co-pilot Bernardino Genchi.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17375
Service number: W3164331
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Tail Rotor Fail
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/10/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Vinh Long Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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
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