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Name: 1LT David Earl Taylor
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/20/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.4
Date of Birth: 08/24/1946
Home City: Big Spring, TX
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/3/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-20
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 34W-045
Short Summary: Helicopter fire.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-07872
Service number: O5244923
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: G1204
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/01/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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 08/09/1997

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