Name: CPT Richard A. Rosbeck
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/03/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.8
Date of Birth: 12/02/1938
Home City: Cambridge, MA
Service: TC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 175 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 65-20
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11E-041
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-09797
Service number: O5010424
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/11/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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: officer
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994
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