WIEBURG WILLIAM WARREN

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Name: WO1 William Warren Wieburg
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/10/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 21.6
Date of Birth: 08/19/1946
Home City: Odessa, TX
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 61 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 67-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 44E-012
Short Summary: Shortly after T/O A/C was seen making descending right turn, crashed, & burned.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16330
Service number: W3156378
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/02/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Khanh Hoa Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: LAUREL HILL CEMETERY, HAVANA, IL
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 08/01/2003


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