Name: CW2 Johnnie Leroy Ishmael
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/04/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.9
Date of Birth: 03/23/1944
Home City: Laverne, OK
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/158 AVN 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 68-507/68-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14W-101
Short Summary: Aircraft accident. See Bullerdick.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15175
Call sign: Redskins
Service number: W3160995
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 02/21/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: LAVERNE MEM CEM, LAVERNE, OK
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
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