Name: CW2 Robert Lee Brown
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/26/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 30.2
Date of Birth: 02/08/1938
Home City: Clayton, MI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 179 ASHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 65-15W/65-13
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 52E-014
Short Summary: Combining box sized up.
Aircraft: CH-47A tail number 66-19069
Call sign: Shrimpboats
Service number: W3152825
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 10/10/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Phuoc Tuy Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: OAKWOOD CEMETERY, ADRIAN, MI
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995
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