Dilley, Dana Allen, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115H-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 14th Special Operations Wing
Service Years
1964 - 1970
Captain

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1940
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Duncan Falls
Last Address
Duc Lap area

Casualty Date
Mar 14, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Duc (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Coshocton County Memorial Gardens - Coshocton, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
13W 126

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 Unit Assignments
Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development/Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)20th Special Operations Squadron - Green Hornets14th Special Operations Wing
  1958-1962, Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development/Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)
  1969-1970, 20th Special Operations Squadron - Green Hornets
  1969-1970, 14th Special Operations Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 Colleges Attended 
Capital UniversityOhio State University
  1958-1962, Capital University
  1962-1964, Ohio State University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  UH-1 Iroquois ( HUEY)  
  1966-1968, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
  1969-1970, UH-1 Iroquois ( HUEY)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
On 14 March 1970, a UH-1P (tail number 64-15491) was flying in support of a Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol mission in the Duc Lap area. The aircraft was brought down in jungle by enemy ground fire and was destroyed. Captain Dilley died in the crash, Captain Loper sustained broken bones in one foot and cuts, and both gunners sustained major injuries. An Army helicopter on the same operation landed near the crash site, retrieved the crew, and transported them to Cam Ranh Bay. After treatment they were evacuated to the U.S.
   
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