Name: WO1 Jeffrey J. Yarger
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/19/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.9
Date of Birth: 04/13/1945
Home City: Edgerton, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 191 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-5
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 45E-036
Short Summary: Hit ground & crashed prior to troop extraction.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00714
Service number: W3156075
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: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 10/03/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Long An Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - other churches
Burial information: HICKSVILLE UNION CEMETERY, HICKSVILLE, OH
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 02/21/1994
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