Name: WO1 Robert Dale Hertz
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/13/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.0
Date of Birth: 01/28/1948
Home City: Denver, CO
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 240 AHC, 222 CAB
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 70-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 05W-043
Short Summary: Hit in left side under arm by two VC while directing left door gunner fire near Nha Be with MADDOG 37 covering MADDOG 31.
Call sign: MAD DOG
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 08/13/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Gia Dinh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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 08/28/2000

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