Coronis, Martin James, WO1

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Last Rank
Warrant Officer 1
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
062B-Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 062B, 227th Aviation Battalion (AHB)
Service Years
1961 - 1967

Transportation Corps

Warrant Officer 1


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Home State
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
Year of Birth
1942
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Nashua
Last Address
Nashua

Casualty Date
Jul 11, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Kontum (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Woodlawn Cemetery - Nashua, New Hampshire
Wall/Plot Coordinates
23E 050

 Official Badges 

1st Cavalry Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1967, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
Aviation Center and School227th Aviation Battalion (AHB)
  1966-1966, 062B, Aviation Center and School
  1967-1967, 062B, 227th Aviation Battalion (AHB)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
WO1 Coronis was the aircraft commander of a UH-1D (#63-08844) that departed a firebase in the Central Highlands at approximately 1000hrs for the purpose of reconning the site of a scheduled air assault. The weather was overcast and cloudy with monsoon season rain. The aircraft was flying around the Kontum area when it lost its engine. It was destroyed on impact in mountainous terrain.

Crew:
1st Lt. Robert K. Dwyer, P
WO1 Martin J. Coronis, AC

Passenger:
Maj. Dave R. Kingsbury, battalion S-3 (Operations Officer)

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