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Name: 1LT Jerry Ardell Roberts
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/05/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.3
Date of Birth: 03/02/1941
Home City: Cerulean, KY
Service: AT branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/502 AVN
Major organization: other
Flight class: 65-12
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 08E-133
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-09793
Service number: O5221588
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: co-pilot
Started Tour: 11/27/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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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