Name: CPT Robert Dotson Huie, Jr. (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/19/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.7
Date of Birth: 07/30/1942
Home City: Arkadelphia, AR
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 26W-009
Short Summary: Died when shot-up CH-46D crashed inverted after loosing all hydraulics while attempting a running landing.
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 154835
Service number: 092875
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 01/18/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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