Name: CW2 Robert F. Daley
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/16/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 32.0
Date of Birth: 10/01/1937
Home City: Worcester, MA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/3/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 66-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18W-094
Short Summary: Flew into the ground on a gun run with 1LT J.F. Goodlett.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15584
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 05/01/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 10
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XT7808
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
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 08/27/1997
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