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Name: WO1 Ronald James Redenius
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/05/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.6
Date of Birth: 02/11/1945
Home City: Fulda, MN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 128 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-17
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 41W-015
Short Summary: Chalk 10 w flight 1500' east of phu loi w/cp weiman. wreckage had no hits & no gun fire observed from ground. suspected tail rotor fail.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-01098
Call sign: TOMAHAWKS
Service number: W3157884
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: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 12/11/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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 07/28/1994

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