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Name: WO1 Michael C. Dundas
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/15/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.3
Date of Birth: 04/27/1944
Home City: Tarpon Springs, FL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 66-1
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10E-007
Short Summary: While firing rockets into AA position, took heavy fire, crashed NW of LZ Cat in Ia Drang Valley. See 1LT John F. Boyce.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-12548
Service number: W3152993
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 061B
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 04/18/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Presbyterian
Burial information: HIGHLAND CEMETERY, IOLA, KS
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 04/11/1998

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