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Name: CPT Neil George Reuter
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/05/1966 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 28.8
Date of Birth: 10/03/1937
Home City: Milwaukee, WI
Service: AR branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/502 AVN
Major organization: other
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 08E-133
Short Summary: After shot down ran the wrong way into VC.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-09793
Service number: O86674
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/10/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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: officer
This record was last updated on 05/17/2009

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