Name: WO1 Frederick Conrad Hebert
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/30/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.7
Date of Birth: 01/13/1951
Home City: Richmond, VA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 117 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 70-41
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02W-031
Short Summary: Hit by 51 cal, caught fire, lost tail boom & crashed inverted and burned. W/Tom Stansbury. Helicopter air casualty - pilot
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 65-09458
Call sign: Sidewinder
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 07/02/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - P I D
Length of service: *
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XT085865
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: WESTHAMPTON MEMORIAL PARK, HENRICO COUNTY, 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
This record was last updated on 06/19/1993
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