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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
Religion: Roman Catholic
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00707
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. )
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
This aircraft was in a mid-air collision with UH-1C 66-00710.
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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