JOHNSTON RONALD LEE

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Name: 1LT Ronald Lee Johnston
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/12/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.0
Date of Birth: 03/23/1942
Home City: Indiana, PA
Service: TC branch of the component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 174 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-10
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 16E-069
Short Summary: Aircraft accident
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-09938
Service number: O5226793
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 10/18/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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 04/26/2002


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