Name: WO1 Albert Raymond Trudeau
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 10/26/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 09/18/1949
Home City: Milwaukee, WI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 68 AVN
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 70-37
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02W-052
Short Summary: Observed flying into heavy rain enroute to Cam Ranh Bay. 14 day search turned up several bodies. W/ L.G. Maguiling.
Aircraft: CH-47B tail number 66-19143
Call sign: Warrior 143
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100C = Cargo Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: SVN-BNR
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected at sea
Compliment cause: unknown or not reported
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 02/25/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: non-hostile missing - interim
Length of service: *
Location: Offshore, MR 2 Province II Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: CP140520
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed at sea
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA (IMO)
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 07/29/1994
Additional information is available on CD-ROM.
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 09/23/2017
Copyright © 1998 - 2017 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association