Name: WO1 Robert George Porea
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/06/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.3
Date of Birth: 06/14/1945
Home City: Youngstown, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 45 MED
Major organization: other
Flight class: 67-3/67-1
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 27E-061
Short Summary: As the result of injuries received while pilot of aircraft that crashed and burned at Dau Tieng.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16434
Call sign: Dustoff
Service number: W3156324
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/17/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: CALVARY CEMETERY, YOUNGSTOWN, OH
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 08/20/1995
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