Name: WO1 Danny Lee Dewey
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/05/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.3
Date of Birth: 02/20/1948
Home City: Tipton, MI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/7/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 70-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09W-013
Short Summary: Hit by 12.7 mm? Wayne Guffy was classmate.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 65-12937
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Position in vehicle: observer
Started Tour: 04/29/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
Length of service: *
Location: Kontum Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: TIPTON CEMETERY, TIPTON, MI
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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