Name: MAJ William Francis Callinan
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/11/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 36.1
Date of Birth: 10/06/1930
Home City: Bangor, ME
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 170 AHC
Prior Unit: 174 AHC 65-66
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-4Q
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 12E-053
Short Summary: Assigned to S-4, 52nd CAB and borrowed this helicopter from the 170 AHC.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-09903
Service number: O81393
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/16/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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: officer
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