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Name: WO1 Robert Kenneth Cole
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/18/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 19.9
Date of Birth: 07/07/1950
Home City: Richmond, IN
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: 69-49/69-47
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-060
Short Summary: Phoenix Mission
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16375
Call sign: PHOENIX
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/30/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: HOPEWELL CEM, MORNING SUN, 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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 10/21/1998

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