Name: WO1 Donald Alan Krumrei
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/16/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.8
Date of Birth: 09/22/1945
Home City: Enid, OK
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 335 AHC, 214 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-49
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 08W-022
Short Summary: Crash while on a combat assault (witness was Gary Dumond).
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17744
Call sign: Cowboys
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 03/30/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Kien Hoa Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Burial information: MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY, ENID, OK
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
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