Name: WO1 Leonard Dwight Cunningham (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/12/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 21.0
Date of Birth: 02/25/1949
Home City: Pulaski, TN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 128 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-9
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 13W-116
Short Summary: Aircraft accident.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-01207
Service number: W3165952
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Started Tour: 05/31/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Phuoc Tuy Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Burial information: GILES MEMORY GARDEN, PULASKI, TN
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 11/11/2008
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