Name: 1LT Robert Lynn Dance
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/08/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.7
Date of Birth: 12/01/1947
Home City: Riverside, CA
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/7/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-36
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20W-112
Short Summary: Killed with WO1 Samuel Mathis.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 67-16612
Call sign: Scalphunter
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/28/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: BR572672
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: CRESTLAWN MEMORIAL PARK, RIVERSIDE, CA
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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