Name: 1LT Daniel Bernard Cheney
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/06/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.9
Date of Birth: 01/28/1947
Home City: Bellingham, WA
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/3/17 CAV
Major organization: other
Flight class: 68-514/68-24
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 35W-042
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15582
Service number: O5261197
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 12/21/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Hau Nghia Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Burial information: EVERGREEN MEMORIAL GARDENS, VANCOUVER, WA
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: officer
This record was last updated on 09/22/1997
Additional information is available on CD-ROM.
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 09/23/2017
Copyright © 1998 - 2017 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association