Name: CPT Robert Carrell Green (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/17/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.4
Date of Birth: 10/10/1943
Home City: Donnelly, ID
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/16 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 70-14/70-6
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 04W-055
Short Summary: Mid-air with an Air America fixed wing in traffic pattern. DePaul trapped in cockpit and died from fire. Others died on impact.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15676
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 08/20/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Vinh Long Province IV Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: WS840108
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: ALPHA CEMETERY, ALPHA, ID
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 07/20/1996
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