Name: WO1 Ronnie Herbert Beals
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/29/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.3
Date of Birth: 09/17/1943
Home City: Sacramento, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 32E-090
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 64-14034
Service number: W3156104
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: drowning
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 05/08/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: AUSTIN CEMETERY, KITTY HAWK, NC
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: warrant officer
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