Boat, Michael Terry, SP 5

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Last Rank
Specialist 5
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
67V-Observation/Scout Helicopter Repairer
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 67V, 1st Aviation Brigade
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Specialist 5


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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Grinnell
Last Address
Grinnell

Casualty Date
Aug 22, 1969
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Hazelwood Cemetery - Grinnell, Iowa
Wall/Plot Coordinates
19W 091

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 Unit Assignments
213th Aviation Company (AHSC) 1st Aviation Brigade
  1968-1969, 67V, 213th Aviation Company (AHSC)
  1968-1969, 67V, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SP5 Mike Boat served as a flight engineer based at Phu Loi, RVN..He was killed during the early morning hours when his CH-47C (# 68-15824) was conducting a routine airlift of an O-1E. This transport was from the airstrip at Han Quanh, near An Loc, to Bien Hoa AB. The O-E oscillated into the rotors of the helicopter, bringing it down. It crashed and burned 8 kilometers east of Fire Support Base "Thunder III".

Those lost:
SP5 Michael Terry Boat (FE )
WO1 Barrett Chamberland Brown (P)
1LT Curtis Paul Challberg (P)
SP5 Arthur Harry Johnson (CE)
SP4 Robert Lee Ketelaar (G)
SP4 Moses Iwane Kuahiwinui, Jr. (G)

He was interred in Hazelwood Cemetery, Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa.
   
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