Name: WO1 Dale Arnold Yateman
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/01/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 03/12/1947
Home City: Lynnwood, WA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 120 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-5/68-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 28W-106
Short Summary: Hit telephone pole, crashed and burned during autorotation after engine failure.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-17042
Service number: W3160674
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 06/12/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Gia Dinh Province III 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: GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN BRUNO CA
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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