Click here for more information about this incident

Name: CW2 Truman Dennis Norris
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/17/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 29.5
Date of Birth: 09/15/1940
Home City: Richmond, VA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 132 ASHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: Americal Division
Flight class: 67-13
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 12W-014
Short Summary: Aircraft accident with WO1 Mark A. Whikehart, SP5 Erwin Schmeling, SP5 Hugh Jr. Clowers, & SP5 Douglas G. Howes.
Aircraft: CH-47B tail number 67-18442
Call sign: HERCULES
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/13/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994

This information is available on CD-ROM.

Additional information is available on KIAs at

Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.

KIA statistics

Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list

Return to the KIA panel date index

Date posted on this site: 11/13/2023

Copyright © 1998 - 2023 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association