TADEVIC RALPH DULANE

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Name: WO1 Ralph Dulane Tadevic
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/28/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 10/09/1947
Home City: Chicago, IL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/227 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 69-1
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 17W-129
Short Summary: Crashed flying IFR at night at FSB Buttons.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15767
Call sign: Ghost Rider
Service number: W3162748
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: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 04/06/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Phuoc Long Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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 07/29/1995


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