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
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Warrant Officer 1

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Akron, IN
Last Address
Akron, IN

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

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Aviation Warrant Officer Rotary Wing Course1st Infantry DivisionD Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1968-1969, 062B, Aviation Warrant Officer Rotary Wing Course
  1969-1969, 062B, 1st Infantry Division
  1969-1969, 062B, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry
 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
 Additional Information
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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