Name: CW2 Mickey Allen Wilson
Status: Remains were returned on 1999 from an incident on 01/08/1973 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Declared dead on 10/05/1978.
Age at death: 24.7
Date of Birth: 04/28/1948
Home City: Mountain View, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 62 CAC, 11 CAG
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 71-35/71-29
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01W-110
Short Summary: NOE in bad WX overflew DMZ near Quang Tri & shot down. ARVN saw NVA capture crew W/ R. A. Knutson.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 69-15619
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 02/11/1972
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - bonified
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YD324528
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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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