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Name: 1LT Wilofard A. Mc Clain II
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/28/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 27.8
Date of Birth: 06/18/1941
Home City: El Paso, TX
Service: FA branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/101 AVN 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 68-510/68-16
Service: FA branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 28W-074
Short Summary: See Pulliam.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-16284
Call sign: Black Widows
Service number: O5426962
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 09/09/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 10
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Presbyterian
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: officer
This record was last updated on 03/29/2005

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