Name: 1LT Ronny Louis Woodmansee
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/12/1963 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 30.2
Date of Birth: 09/28/1933
Home City: Austin, TX
Service: TC branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 611 TC CO
Major organization: other
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-037
Short Summary: Shot down while trying to recover helicopter. KIAs William Flowers, M.J. Angell, and N. Nesmith. Crew Chief E4 C.S. Albro survived.
Aircraft: CH-37B tail number 55-00627
Service number: O2298953
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 14
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: FOREST OAKS MEMORIAL PARK, AUSTIN, TX
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: officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
This information is available on CD-ROM.
Additional information is available on KIAs at http://www.coffeltdatabase.org
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: 05/16/2021
Copyright © 1998 - 2021 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association