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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
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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

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