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Name: WO1 Terrence Mann Rooney
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/11/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 10/08/1944
Home City: Denver, CO
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 117 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 65-15W/65-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 12E-056
Short Summary: Gunship hit by ground fire and crashed near Plei Djereng w/CPT John J. Lingston.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08663
Service number: W3152852
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/31/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
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: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/25/1998

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