Helicopter UH-1B 62-01919

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 62-01919
Date: 06/29/1964
Incident number: 08619ACD Accident case number: 08619 Total Loss Accident
Unit: 114 AHC
Number killed in accident = 4 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 193648
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC 1LT DAVIDSON GERALD WAYNE KIA
P WO1 DUNN RALPH ALLEN KIA
CE PFC ARAKAKI WAYNE ALLEN KIA
G PFC DONALDSON EVERETTE LEROY KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


The following is crew member information for this incident:


Name: PFC Wayne Allen Arakaki
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/29/1964 while performing the duty of Crew Chief.
Age at death: 20.1
Date of Birth: 05/10/1944
Home City: Kaneohe, HI
Service: regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 114 AHC
Major organization: other
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-056
Short Summary: Smoke ship crashed with no call. Lead found crash and no survivors.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-01919
Service number: 10119012
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 67N2H
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: crew chief
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Mongolain
Relgion: Roman Catholic
The following information is 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: enlisted personnel
This record was last updated on 07/28/1994



Name: PFC Everette Leroy Donaldson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/29/1964 while performing the duty of Gunner.
Age at death: 18.7
Date of Birth: 10/01/1945
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Service: regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 114 AHC
Prior Unit: 25 INF DIV
Major organization: 25th Infantry Division
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-055
Short Summary: Smoke ship crashed with no call. Lead found crash and no survivors. SHOTGUN TDY from 25 INF DIV.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-01919
Service number: 13783588
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 11B10
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: door gunner
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Negro
Relgion: Baptist - other groups
The following information is 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: enlisted personnel
This record was last updated on 08/12/1995



Name: 1LT Gerald Wayne Davidson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/29/1964 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.2
Date of Birth: 05/01/1940
Home City: Oak Ridge, TN
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 114 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 63-8
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-056
Short Summary: Smoke ship crashed with no call. Lead found crash and no survivors. Davidson was Aircraft Commander with Pilot WO1 Ralph Allen Dunn.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-01919
Service number: O5317163
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
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Relgion: Baptist - other groups
The following information is 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



Name: WO1 Ralph Allen Dunn
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/29/1964 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.0
Date of Birth: 06/26/1940
Home City: Colorado Springs, CO
Service: TC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 114 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 64-2W
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-056
Short Summary: Smoke ship crashed with no call. Lead found crash and no survivors. Dunn was Pilot with Gerald Davidson AC.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 62-01919
Service number: W3151774
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Relgion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
The following information is 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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/28/1994


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