Name: WO1 Donald J. Shang
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/28/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 31.0
Date of Birth: 01/08/1938
Home City: Highpoint, NC
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC/10 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-9/68-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 36W-087
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13668
Service number: W3159786
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: pilot
Started Tour: 12/10/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Darlac Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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 08/20/1995
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