Name: WO1 Roger Bruce Baxter
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/06/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.2
Date of Birth: 02/14/1945
Home City: Junction, TX
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/158 AVN 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 69-49
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-108
Short Summary: Hit B/158 A/C while flying formation with it on smoke mission. With CW2 Clifford E. Poe, SP5 Allen G. Kinne. See Worthington for 2nd AC
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16707
Call sign: Phoenix
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 03/28/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Church of Christ
Burial information: JUNCTION, TX
The following information 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
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