Name: WO1 Ronald Roy Blohm
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/10/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.7
Date of Birth: 12/11/1942
Home City: Eau Claire, WI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 176 AHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-17
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 44W-014
Short Summary: Small arms fire.
Service number: W3157720
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: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 11/12/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: BS350673

Additional information about this casualty:
AMERICAL TOC log 10 Sep #19: "1227 - TF Galloway Cpt Henderson. C/3/1 CA vic BS350673. PZ 1110H, LZ 1129H. Hot, received fire from west of LZ. Results: 1 pilot KIA, 2 door gunners WIA(E)."

Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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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