Name: WO1 Dennis Glenn Blackmon
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/19/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.7
Date of Birth: 01/30/1944
Home City: Elberta, AL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 174 AHC, 1 PLT
Major organization: other
Flight class: 67-5/67-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 28E-039
Short Summary: Engine failure-hit rice paddy berm & rolled avoiding village with kids 5 miles west of Duc Pho AAF. WO1 Alexander survived.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13555
Call sign: DOLPHINS
Service number: W3155810
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 06/15/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: BS786393
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: PINE REST CEMETERY, FOLEY, AL
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 10/21/2019
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