WOC Dennis L Berkey was a potential member who died during training before going to Vietnam on 07/02/1970 from A/C accident
Ft. Wolters, TX
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Barry Geller, John Halvorsen, John Konek

More detail on this person: TH-55A observed unusual engine sounds entered nose low attitude and descended nearly vertical to ground with WOC William R. Craycraft. Witnesses reported hearing unusual engine sounds and then observed the aircraft to enter a slight nose low attitude and descend near vertical to ground impact in a wooded area.

Investigation revealed that the engine was not running and the main rotor RPM was 100 or below at the time of ground contact. Reason for engine stoppage remained undetermined.

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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