Name: WO1 William Caldwell Donics
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/15/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.3
Date of Birth: 01/30/1947
Home City: Pittsburgh, PA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Flight class: 68-21/68-37
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 24W-016
Short Summary: Night fire fight with 50 cal at Tay Ninh while flying front seat with LT. Albert Koon. Flew scouts as Apache 17 until 400 hrs then AH-1
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15814
Service number: W3163491
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: .51 Caliber
Started Tour: 02/05/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995
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