Name: 1LT Alan Harry Zimmerman
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/02/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.9
Date of Birth: 03/05/1943
Home City: Midland Park, NJ
Service: MC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 283 MED DET
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-12
Service: MC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14E-110
Short Summary: Result of hostile action.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-12881
Service number: O5022768
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/27/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL PARK, PARAMUS, NJ
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: officer
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