Name: WO1 Dean Louis Bonneau
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/04/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.3
Date of Birth: 01/03/1950
Home City: Oshkosh, WI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/4/77 ARA 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 69-31
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-094
Short Summary: Mid-air with flare ship with Douglas Winfrey.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15620
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 12/22/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: RIVERSIDE CEMETERY, OSHKOSH, WI
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
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