Name: 1LT Ronald James Janousek
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 08/09/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.1
Date of Birth: 07/21/1945
Home City: Posen, IL
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 20W-118
Short Summary: Hit by ground fire, fire in cockpit, MAJ Hill crash landed in water to put out fire. Hill and Dean survived.
Aircraft: UH-1E tail number 155339
MOS: 7561 = FRS Basic CH-46 Pilot
Primary cause: SVN-BNR
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XD960180
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
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