Name: CPT Jesse Allan Wisdom
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/06/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.0
Date of Birth: 02/03/1942
Home City: New Braunfels, TX
Service: MC branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 326 MED 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 66-8A/66-7WF
Service: MC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14W-110
Short Summary: Aircraft accident with WO1 Gary David Thatcher.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15241
Call sign: Eagle Dustoff
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 3506 = 35 Field Medical Assistant
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 08/27/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: GUADALUPE VALLEY MEM PARK, GUADALUPE COUNTY, TX
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
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995
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