Name: WO1 Dale Leroy Tooloose
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/02/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 30.7
Date of Birth: 12/07/1934
Home City: St Louis, MO
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 118 AML
Major organization: other
Flight class: 64-4W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02E-073
Short Summary: Pulled out of formation on 118 AHC lift because of governor problems. Killed near Ben Cat. w/ 2LT Douglas Foley. Crew Gill & Zelinko?
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-02046
Call sign: Thunderbirds
Service number: W3151979
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 04/10/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 10
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: JEFFERSON BARRACKS NAT CEM, ST LOUIS MO
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 07/28/1994
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