Name: MAJ Frederick G. Terry, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/04/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 31.1
Date of Birth: 06/03/1937
Home City: Pompton Plains, NJ
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/1/4 CAV 1 INF
Prior Unit: 114 AHC 66
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Flight class: 64-3
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 53W-014
Short Summary: Mid-air with another D trp OH-6 piloted by Ray Bosworth over a mech column NE of Phu Loi.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16018
Call sign: Darkhorse 6
Service number: O91091
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 02/15/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: US MILITARY ACADEMY CEMETERY, WEST POINT, NY
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
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