STOKKERMAN JON WILLIAM

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Name: WO1 Jon William Stokkerman
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/02/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.2
Date of Birth: 09/01/1948
Home City: Kalamazoo, MI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/7/1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-9
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 16W-020
Short Summary: Got TOT light - turned back to Vinh Long, hit hootch on bank and crashed inverted in a canal before daylight. Crane brought in for extra
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16230
Call sign: Dutchmaster
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
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: 06/04/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Sa Dec Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: MOUNT OLIVET CEMETERY, KALAMAZOO, 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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/20/1996


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