Name: WO1 Raymond Howard Chase, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/10/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 19.2
Date of Birth: 08/13/1948
Home City: Meadville, PA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 119 AHC, 17 CAG
Major organization: other
Flight class: 67-13
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 29E-065
Short Summary: Hit by ground fire, caught on fire, lost tail boom, crashed then exploded. CE and G were thrown out and survived.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00594
Call sign: Crock
Service number: W3157284
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
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: 09/28/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Kontum Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: ROSELAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS, MEADVILLE, PA
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
This record was last updated on 04/12/1998
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