Name: WO1 Ronald Bruce Stillions
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/19/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Died 2 days later on 04/21/1970.
Age at death: 22.3
Date of Birth: 01/13/1948
Home City: Bloomington, IN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 135 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-41/69-39
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-032
Short Summary: Died from burns received in crash 19 Feb 70 during AC & 90 day check ride with IP 1LT R.M. Mueller who survived.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16530
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/20/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: CLEAR CREEK CEMETERY, CLEAR CREEK, IN
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
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