Name: WO1 Richard Bouche Davis, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/11/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.3
Date of Birth: 11/07/1948
Home City: Dallas, TX
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 170 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-13
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14W-125
Short Summary: Hit by friendly fire from bunker line at green line (An Khe) W/ Thomas L. Norwood.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15093
Call sign: Buccaneers
Service number: W3165057
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Friendly Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 07/03/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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
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