Price, John William, SP 5

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Last Rank
Specialist 5
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
67N10-UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 67N10, 175th Aviation Company (AHC), 214th Aviation Battalion
Service Years
1967 - 1969

Specialist 5


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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Westfield
Last Address
Westfield

Casualty Date
Mar 15, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Chuong Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
29W 048

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 Unit Assignments
214th Aviation Battalion
  1968-1969, 67N10, 175th Aviation Company (AHC), 214th Aviation Battalion
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Last Name PRICE
Given Names JOHN WILLIAM

Date of Birth 19470428 04/28/1947
Service A Army
Component R Regular
Rank SP5 Specialist Fifth Class
Grade and posthumous promotion E5
Service Occupation 67N20 Single-Rotor Turbine Observation/ Utility Helicopter Repairman (ARMY)
Actual Date of Casualty 19690315 03/15/1969
Actual Date of Death 19690315 03/15/1969
Tour Date 680403 04/03/1968
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Casualty Type A1 Hostile, Died
Reason B Air Loss, Crash - Land
Air no Air 5 Helicopter - Crew
Body Recovered
Country VS South Vietnam
Province 37 Chuong Thien
Casualty Location

175th AHC/ 13th Avn Bn, 1st Avn Bde

Major command, eg division or brigade 1st Avn Bde
Company/battery/troop or similar level unit 175th Aviation Co

Home of Record City WESTFIELD
Home of Record State Code New Jersey

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JOHN WILLIAM PRICE
Army - SP5 - E5
Age: 21
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Apr 28, 1947
From: WESTFIELD, NJ
Religion:
Marital Status: Single
SP5 - E5 - Army - Regular
1st AVN BDE

Length of service 2 years
His tour began on Apr 3, 1968
Casualty was on Mar 15, 1969
In CHUONG THIEN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, HELICOPTER - CREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
   
Comments/Citation

Helicopter UH-1C 66-15159


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15159
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00000885
Date: 03/15/1969
Incident number: 69031551.KIA
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Attacking at UNK feet and UNK knots.
Unknown
UTM grid coordinates: WR549611
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 03 DOI, 01 INJ . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, UH1P3, 07402 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC 1LT
WHYNAUGHT JEFFREY LYLE KIA
CE SP5 PRICE JOHN WILLIAM KIA
G SP4 MCADAMS EDGAR GREGORY KIA

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