Name: WO1 Terry Lee Denney
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/09/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.0
Date of Birth: 09/15/1949
Home City: Sandusky, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/7/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-5
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18W-061
Short Summary: Clipped top of palm tree leaving LZ Two Bits near Bong Song, south of LZ English with pilot Jeffery Borr.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16108
Service number: W3164267
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
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/11/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: CALVARY CEMETERY, SANDUSKY, OH
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: warrant officer
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