Name: WO1 Robert L. Scott
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/25/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 19.9
Date of Birth: 09/20/1947
Home City: Pittsburgh, PA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 176 AHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: other
Flight class: 67-9
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 25E-044
Short Summary: Killed on first combat assualt by RPG round to door post.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-10058
Service number: W3156916
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: RPG on CA
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 08/11/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Quang Tin Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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 07/19/1992
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