Name: WO1 Jerone James Warnick
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/15/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.1
Date of Birth: 03/12/1946
Home City: Princess Anne, MD
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/158 AVN 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 68-503/68-1
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 27W-092
Short Summary: Hit a tree flying early morning sniffer mission, crashed and exploded w/WO1 Terrance J. Mortensen (see his memo) and SP5 Doyle D. Dunbar
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17614
Call sign: Phoenix 25
Service number: W3160578
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/30/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: SPOKANE MEMORIAL GARDENS, SPOKANE, WA
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 08/23/2002
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