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Name: CW2 John Lawrence Dilallo
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/24/1972 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.1
Date of Birth: 05/25/1949
Home City: Schenectady, NY
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: F/79 ARA 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 70-13/70-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01W-048
Short Summary: Cylic locked up during night maintenance test flight after departing Long Thanh North. Crashed in Saigon River body recovered 6/27/72.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15206
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident MN
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 05/29/1972
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YS130970
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Presbyterian
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 05/25/2009

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