Name: WO1 Ray Rene Davis
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/01/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 21.7
Date of Birth: 06/06/1947
Home City: Oakland, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 174 AHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-505/68-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 30W-001
Short Summary: Aircraft crashed on a pinnacle, crew of 4 and 5 infantrymen killed. W/ WO1 Edward L. Harris.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 65-10020
Service number: W3160727
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 07/01/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN BRUNO CA
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 07/24/1994
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