Name: WO1 Thomas Patrick Doody
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/08/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.5
Date of Birth: 07/29/1948
Home City: Grand Junction, CO
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/158 AVN 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 70-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 05W-087
Short Summary: Tail boom hit w/12.5mm, went inverted, crashed then exploded during ARVN Ranger CA into Laos w/Paul Stewart. Phoenix crew?
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16307
Call sign: Phoenix
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: 12.7 MM
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 08/12/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: XD590368
Additional information about this casualty:
For a tribute to Thomas P. Doody, see http://www.gj.net/fieldofdreams/tom.html
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: CALVARY CEMETERY, GRAND JUNCTION, CO
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
This record was last updated on 06/20/1998
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