Ameigh, James Keith, WO1

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Last Rank
Warrant Officer 1
Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Last Primary MOS
062B-Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 062B, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Warrant Officer 1


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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Akron, IN
Last Address
Akron, IN

Casualty Date
Jun 24, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Akron IOOF Cemetery - Akron, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
21W 005

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 Unit Assignments
Rotary Wing Aviator Course, Fort Rucker, AL1st Infantry DivisionD Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
  1968-1969, 062B, Rotary Wing Aviator Course, Fort Rucker, AL
  1969-1969, 062B, 1st Infantry Division
  1969-1969, 062B, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
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Last Known Activity


On 24 June 1969, WO James K. Ameigh, pilot, and SP4 James A. Slater, observer, were flying as the second aircraft, call sign DARK HORSE 15, in a flight of two OH-6A "Loach" helicopters on a visual reconnaissance mission. The aircraft (tail number 66-17813) crashed, exploded, and burned 8 kilometers north-northeast of Lai Khe airfield. Later investigation of the wreckage indicated that it had been hit by hostile fire.

 

   
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