Name: WO1 John Laurence Nesovanovic
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/02/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.3
Date of Birth: 05/28/1948
Home City: Milwaukee, WI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 326 MED 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 70-13/70-9
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 07W-107
Short Summary: Aircraft crashed into water due to weather. Body escorted back by Bob Nevins.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15249
Call sign: Dustoff
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 07/04/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: GOOD HOPE CEMETERY, MILWAUKEE, WI
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 07/29/1995
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