HUNTER JOHN ROBERT
Name: WO1 John Robert Hunter
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/30/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 04/03/1948
Home City: Texarkana, AR
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/1/1 CAV
Major organization: Americal Division
Flight class: 69-31/69-29
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-074
Short Summary: KIA as a helicopter passenger - LOH.
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Heli Passenger
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: observer
Started Tour: 03/30/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
Location: Quang Tin Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: EAST MEMORIAL GARDENS, TEXARKANA, AR
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 08/20/1995
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