BARTONE JOHN PATRICK

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Name: WO1 John Patrick Bartone
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/15/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.6
Date of Birth: 11/21/1949
Home City: Hampton, VA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 08W-019
Short Summary: Engine failure - hit tree during autorotation E. of Phouc Vinh.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15729
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 11/07/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: HAMPTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, HAMPTON, VA
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
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995


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