Name: 1LT Ronald Edward Doughtie
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/09/1972 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.5
Date of Birth: 12/18/1945
Home City: Berwyn, PA
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 201 AVN
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 70-42
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01W-039
Short Summary: Flying Mr. John Paul Vann.
Aircraft: OH-58A tail number 68-16938
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 08/26/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: non-hostile missing - P I D
Length of service: *
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: ZA204706
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: HOLY CROSS CEMETERY, YEADON, PA
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: officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995
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