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Name: CPT Donald Coles Woodruff
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/20/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.1
Date of Birth: 06/19/1938
Home City: Bartow, FL
Service: MS branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 15 MED BN 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 63-3
Service: MS branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09E-050
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13542
Call sign: DUSTOFF
Service number: O5310538
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: *
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/09/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Negro
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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 12/21/1998

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