Name: CPT Alan Ransom Boone
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/19/1971.
Age at death: 23.9
Date of Birth: 12/04/1947
Home City: Davenport, IA
Service: EN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 35 ENG GP
Major organization: USARV
Service: EN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02W-043
Short Summary: Went IMC and crashed into mountain southwest of Phang Rang with Marshall Williams.
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1987 = 19 Composite Aviation Unit Commander
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: fixed wing aircraft
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 06/16/1971
"Official" listing: fixed wing air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Ninh Thuan Province II Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: BN740620
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: LIBERTY CEMETERY, BOONE, IA
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
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