Name: WO1 Edward Otto Weiman
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/05/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 19.6
Date of Birth: 03/18/1949
Home City: Tampa, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 128 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-511/68-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 41W-016
Short Summary: Copilot with Redenius last ship in formation. No ground fire, just dropped out of formation from 1500'. East of Phu Loi all KIA.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-01098
Call sign: Tomahawks
Service number: W3161613
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 09/22/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: MYRTLE HILL MEMORIAL PARK, TAMPA, FL
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
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
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