ROBINSON WINSTON TERRY

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Name: CPT Winston Terry Robinson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/06/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.8
Date of Birth: 11/15/1942
Home City: Rector, AR
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 66-14
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 26E-016
Short Summary: Tail rotor and drive shaft separated from the aircraft, autorotated, crashed and caught fire then exploded. Platoon leader.
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 64-14028
Call sign: Armed Venom
Service number: OF101080
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 66U9
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 10/21/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: WOODLAND HEIGHTS CEMETERY, RECTOR, AR
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 07/05/2004


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