Poggemeyer, James Robert, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 1981, 188th Aviation Company
Service Years
1966 - 1967

Infantry

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Nebraska City
Last Address
Nebraska City

Casualty Date
Jul 31, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Mary's Cemetery - Nebraska City, Nebraska
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 056

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 Unit Assignments
U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center (Cadre) Fort Wolters1st Aviation Brigade12th Aviation Group269th Aviation Battalion
  1966-1966, U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center (Cadre) Fort Wolters
  1967-1967, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade
  1967-1967, 1981, 12th Aviation Group
  1967-1967, 1981, 269th Aviation Battalion
  1967-1967, 1981, 188th Aviation Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
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Last Known Activity


Status: Killed In Action while performing the duty of Pilot.

Flight class: 66-18

Short Summary: Gunship mid-air at Tuy Hoa/Phu Hiep with Robert M. Wallace.
Other A/C had Henry Cauthen and Rodney O. Davie.

Aircraft: UH-1C tail number
66-00707

Call sign: Black Widow

Started Tour: 04/23/1967

single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic

This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
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Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00707


Date: 07/31/1967
Incident number: 670731012ACD Accident case number: 670731012 Total loss or fatality Accident
The station for this helicopter was Cam Ranh in South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 4 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated:
Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )

Crew Members:

P 1LT WALLACE ROBERT MICHAEL KIA
P 1LT POGGEMEYER JAMES ROBERT KIA
CE SP4 VAN LANT WAYNE G KIA
G PFC NOEL DOUGLAS RAY KIA


Accident Summary:

This aircraft was in a mid-air collision with UH-1C 66-00710.


War Story:

Re: incident # 670731012AD Accident # 670731012 The duty station for these aircraft is listed as Cam Rahn. We were TDY from Dautieng (269cab, 12th grp) and flew from Phu Hiep south of Tuy Hoa. I witnessed the mid air that night from the company area.

From: Jim Wilson, 188 AHC 67-68


This record was last updated on 07/13/2007

 


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Date posted on this site: 07/20/2010

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