Name: 1LT William David Schlutter
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/17/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.4
Date of Birth: 10/11/1947
Home City: Sheboygan, WI
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 1 BDE 5 MECH
Major organization: 5th Infantry Division
Flight class: 70-24
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 04W-056
Aircraft: OH-58A tail number 68-16884
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
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: 10/03/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XD779438
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Burial information: RIVERSIDE CEMETERY, MENOMINEE, MI
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: officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
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