Name: WO1 Daniel Arthur Sulander
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 12/02/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.2
Date of Birth: 09/18/1943
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 281 AHC, 17 CAG
Major organization: other
Flight class: 65-17W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 13E-007
Short Summary: Hit by ground fire and crashed attempting to extract a Special Forces recon team in Laos. (12/02/66)
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-10088
Call sign: Bandit
Primary cause: LAOS-BNR
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 06/17/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - interim
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: XD633631
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: FT SNELLING NATIONAL CEM, MINNEAPOLIS MN (IMO)
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 07/16/2002
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