Name: WO1 Thomas Michael Mc Donald
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/05/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.6
Date of Birth: 09/12/1948
Home City: Brewster, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 116 AHC
Prior Unit: 128 AHC 70
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-21
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-104
Short Summary: Killed on gun run at the Michelin Rubber Plantation.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 64-14189
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 09/03/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Binh Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: SUNSET HILLS BURIAL PARK, CANTON, OH
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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