Name: WO1 William Avalon Parker
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/26/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 31.7
Date of Birth: 10/26/1938
Home City: Scottsboro, AL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 498 MED
Major organization: USARV
Flight class: 69-37/69-35
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 08W-055
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16632
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: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 02/19/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: NEW PROSPECT CEMETERY, GRANT, AL
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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