Name: CPT Douglas Nelson Winfrey
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/04/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.6
Date of Birth: 09/18/1944
Home City: Smyrna, GA
Service: FA branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/4/77 ARA 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 68-518/68-32
Service: FA branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-098
Short Summary: Mid-air with flare ship with Dean Bonneau.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15620
Service number: O5429720
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 03/08/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: MARIETTA NATIONAL CEMETERY, MARIETTA, GA
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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