Name: WO1 Roger Alan Ross
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/24/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.6
Date of Birth: 05/06/1946
Home City: Moorestown, NJ
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 92 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 68-517/68-31
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 36W-074
Short Summary: Downed by enemy ground fire near Lien Khang airfield.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17460
Service number: W3162316
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 12/13/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Tuyen Duc Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: BEVERLY NATIONAL CEMETERY, NJ
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/27/1996
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