Name: WO1 Daniel Edward Bishop
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/19/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.0
Date of Birth: 04/08/1939
Home City: Newcastle, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 145 AIRLIFT PLAT
Major organization: other
Flight class: 64-4W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-104
Short Summary: Combat assault north of Qui Nhon at LZ Alpha.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08632
Service number: W3151939
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: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - other churches
Burial information: SIERRA HILLS MEMORIAL PARK, SACRAMENTO, CA
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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