Name: WO1 David Fred Popp (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/14/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.9
Date of Birth: 04/05/1943
Home City: Milwaukie, OR
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-13/68-21
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 29W-039
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 66-15301
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 11/14/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Additional information about this casualty:
Bodies were found undistrubed approximately eight months later.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: WILLAMETTE NATIONAL CEMETERY, PORTLAND OR
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
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