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Name: MAJ William Earl Mc Donald, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/28/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 33.5
Date of Birth: 06/25/1935
Home City: Pittsburgh, PA
Service: TC branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC/10 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 36W-085
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13668
Service number: OF113757
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 64823
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown or not reported
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 01/08/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 10
Location: Darlac Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Negro
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995

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