Name: WO1 Donald Richard White
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/13/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 04/16/1948
Home City: Northport, AL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/123 AVN 23 INF
Major organization: Americal Division
Flight class: 69-33/69-31
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-037
Short Summary: Lost RPM on takeoff from LZ and crashed. CE E5 HENDERSON survived.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-17132
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
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: 11/26/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Tin Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: BT035542
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: WILLIAMSON CEMETERY, NORTHPORT, AL
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 07/29/1995
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