Name: WO1 Michael Joseph Utter
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/19/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Died 2 days later on 11/21/1967.
Age at death: 22.2
Date of Birth: 09/04/1945
Home City: Davenport, IA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 66-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 30E-060
Service number: W3154941
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/10/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: MEMORIAL PARK, DAVENPORT, 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: warrant officer
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