Name: 1LT Raymond Paul Bosworth, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/04/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.4
Date of Birth: 01/29/1945
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/1/4 CAV 1 INF
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Flight class: 67-20
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 53W-007
Short Summary: Over a mech column NE of Phu Loi, involved in mid-air with another D Trp OH-6 piloted by Fred Terry, also KIA.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-07854
Call sign: Outcast 6
Service number: O5331706
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/02/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: FT SAM HOUSTON NAT CEMETERY, SAN ANTONIO TX
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995
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