Name: CW4 Dale Alton Crull
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/26/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 38.9
Date of Birth: 06/10/1929
Home City: Morris, IL
Service: AV branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 179 ASHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 52E-016
Short Summary: Combining box sized up.
Aircraft: CH-47A tail number 66-19069
Call sign: Shrimpboats
Service number: W907974
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 671C = Aircraft Repair Technician, Rotary Wing Rated
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: 06/03/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 20
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: RESTHAVEN PARK WEST CEMETERY, GLENDALE, AZ
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 08/20/1995
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