Name: CPT Donald Bonney Toth
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/11/1963 while performing the duty of Pilot Passenger.
Age at death: 41.6
Date of Birth: 05/23/1921
Home City: Pen Argyl, PA
Service: TC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 93 TC CO
Major organization: other
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-017
Short Summary: A/C from 57 TR Co crashed killing passengers Toth, Lewis Stone and Charles Fitts. Hammond & Wilde were pilots. Seven people killed.
Aircraft: CH-21C tail number 55-04220
Service number: O1081104
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: passenger
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
Length of service: 20
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: FAIRVIEW CEMETERY, PEN ARGYL, PA
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: officer
This record was last updated on 07/23/1994
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