Name: CPT Donald Jay Fillers (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/28/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.2
Date of Birth: 03/08/1939
Home City: Greeneville, TN
Service: AT branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 118 AML
Major organization: other
Flight class: 64-3
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-125
Short Summary: Mid-air near Bien Hoa & III Corps soccer field w/63-8592. CE E5 KARTAK survived.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08594
Service number: O96374
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 02/18/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ANDREW JOHNSON NATIONAL CEMETERY, GREENEVILLE, TN
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 08/20/1995
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