Name: WO1 James K. Mc Aleer III
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/22/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.0
Date of Birth: 08/07/1946
Home City: Bridgeville, PA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 92 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-15
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 47W-030
Short Summary: Hostile fire while in support of Task Force South in Bao Lac.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15119
Service number: W3157610
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 12/08/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Lam Dong Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: HOLY CROSS CEMETERY, STEELE, ND
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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