Name: CPT Robert Maluenda Caliboso
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/05/1966 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 29.1
Date of Birth: 02/10/1937
Home City: Honolulu, HI
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1 AVN 1 INF
Major organization: 1st Infantry Division
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 05E-114
Short Summary: Shot down by a 12.7 mm Chinese AAA weapon north of Lai Khe with MAJ L.D. Bell.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 63-12995
Service number: O89430
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 02/17/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 10
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: CALVARY CEMETERY, KETTERING, OH
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: officer
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