Name: CW2 Robert Bailey Howard
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/06/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.5
Date of Birth: 01/20/1945
Home City: Denver, CO
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 120 AHC
Flight class: 66-21
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20W-102
Short Summary: Wire strike over Siagon River near Newport with Scott T. Nelson. Crew and Air Force pacs killed.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15631
Call sign: Deans
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Wire Strike
Started Tour: 05/22/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Gia Dinh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: FAIRMOUNT CEMETERY, DENVER, CO
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995
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