1LT Jerry Dean Adams

1LT Jerry Dean Adams

Birth
Death 18 Feb 1968 (aged 23)
Burial Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 41249809 · View Source
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Name: 1LT Jerry Dean Adams

Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/18/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.

Age at death: 23.1 Date of Birth: 01/05/1945
Home City: Franklin, IN

Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army. Unit: C/3/17 CAV

Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-8

Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 39E-079

Short Summary: Believe Adams helicopter was down for maintenance so he flew along as observer on this mission.

Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-07836

Service number: O5233465 Country: South Vietnam

MOS: 61204 Primary cause: Hostile Fire

Compliment cause: small arms fire

Started Tour: 10/03/1967

"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot

Length of service: 02

Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.

Reason: aircraft lost or crashed

Casualty type: Hostile - killed

Single male U.S. citizen Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)

The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.

Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead

Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer


Don J (FAG member) was nice enough to send me this link from flyarmy.org


Inscription

U. S. ARMY
KILLED IN COMBAT IN VIETNAM


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  • Created by: Casseopias
  • Added: 28 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41249809
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Jerry Dean Adams (5 Jan 1945–18 Feb 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41249809, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Casseopias (contributor 47057714) .