Name: WO1 Robert P. Mayer
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/17/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.0
Date of Birth: 08/30/1944
Home City: Forest Hills, NY
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC 3 BDE 9 INF
Major organization: 9th Infantry Division
Flight class: 69-1
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 18W-103
Short Summary: C&C ship had mid-air with AH-1G over target.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17821
Service number: W3164168
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 08/02/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Long An Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: LONG ISLAND NATIONAL CEMETERY, NY
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 04/26/2002
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