Name: WO1 Rodney Owen Davie
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/31/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.8
Date of Birth: 10/26/1944
Home City: Park Forest, IL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 188 AHC
Prior Unit: 119 AHC 67
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-15/66-13
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 24E-054
Short Summary: Mid-air at Tuy Hoa/Phu Hiep W/AC W2 CAUTHEN, CE E5 ALLWOOD, G E4 WILLIAMS killed. In other gunship was Poggemeyer & Wallace.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00710
Call sign: BLACK WIDOW/SPIDER
Service number: W3154297
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 11/13/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ANNA CEMETERY, ANNA, IL
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 08/20/1995
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