Name: WO1 Joel William Mc Donnell
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/18/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.0
Date of Birth: 12/30/1944
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 66-7
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 13E-059
Short Summary: Crash.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-09809
Service number: W3153288
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 07/26/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Assemblies of God
Burial information: RICE LAKE LUTH CEM, BRAHAM, MN
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 08/20/1995
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