Name: WO1 Rodney Keith Arnold
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/25/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.7
Date of Birth: 08/14/1947
Home City: Milwaukie, OR
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC 15 MED 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-33/69-31
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-048
Short Summary: Aircraft accident.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16429
Call sign: Dustoff
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/19/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: WILLAMETTE NATIONAL CEMETERY, PORTLAND OR
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
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