Name: CPT Robert Lloyd Mosher
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/26/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 29.3
Date of Birth: 02/05/1938
Home City: Newport, RI
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/3/5 CAV, 9 INF
Major organization: 9th Infantry Division
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20E-122
Short Summary: Mid-air head on collision with other gunship in light team. Cook, Martz, Fortune KIA. Other ship KIAs Matthews, Kidd, Bennett, Le Grand
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00673
Service number: O86556
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Mid-Air, Night
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 02/04/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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: officer
This record was last updated on 09/16/1996
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