Name: CPT Royal Clifton Fisher, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/04/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 34.3
Date of Birth: 07/21/1931
Home City: Baytown, TX
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/227 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 03E-017
Short Summary: Crashed after a mid-air collision near An Khe during a combat mission.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13615
Service number: O1940489
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/19/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: CEDAR CREST CEMETERY, BAYTOWN, TX
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995
Additional information is available on CD-ROM.
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 09/23/2017
Copyright © 1998 - 2017 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association