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Name: CPT Ronald Ra VanRegenmorter
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/12/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 30.5
Date of Birth: 07/30/1936
Home City: Sioux Falls, SD
Service: TC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 196 BDE 23 INF
Major organization: 196th Light Infantry Brigade
Flight class: 58-4
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14E-019
Short Summary: Test flight. Pitch link gave way & A/C crashed from 750 feet into an empty hootch and burned. Maintenance SGT with him.
Aircraft: OH-23G tail number 62-03800
Service number: O5315170
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: *
Primary cause: A/C Accident MN
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/17/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Presbyterian
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995

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