Name: WO1 Jackie Dallas Jones
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/11/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.5
Date of Birth: 01/22/1942
Home City: Indianapolis, IN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 121 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-5W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09E-017
Short Summary: While carrying ARVN troops at 2500 feet, one of the troops popped off an M-79 round accidentally causing crash.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13724
Service number: W3153155
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 06/18/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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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