Buholtz, Tony Lee, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 1981, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry) /A Troop
Service Years
1967 - 1969

Armor

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Miami
Last Address
Miami

Casualty Date
Mar 22, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Cemetery - Miami, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28W 009

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 Unit Assignments
Officer Candidate School (Armor) Fort Knox, KYPrimary Helicopter Center and School (Staff)U.S. Army1st Cavalry Division
1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry)
  1967-1967, 0006, Officer Candidate School (Armor) Fort Knox, KY
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  1968-1969, 1981, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
  1968-1969, 1981, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry) /A Troop
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Last Known Activity

Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/22/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.5
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
Short Summary: Ground fire
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16482
Call sign: Apache White
Service number: O5254252
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 11/14/1968
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
This record was last updated on 07/16/2002

 


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Date posted on this site: 10/14/2014

Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16482
Incident number: 69032212.KIA
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0025 feet and 060 knots.

UTM grid coordinates: XT236640
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Cockpit
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incide

Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, LNOF, 90284, CRAFX, JSIDR, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )

Crew Members:

P 1LT BUHOLTZ TONY LEE KIA
CE SP5 ILSLEY ROBERT PATRICK KIA
OB PFC WRIGHT JAMES DAVID JR KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998

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