Name: CW2 Robert Greer Strange
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/15/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 31.2
Date of Birth: 11/08/1935
Home City: Oakland, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 147 ASHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 64-1W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14E-038
Short Summary: With A.J. Bottom. Possible blade separation after leaving Can Tho.
Aircraft: CH-47A tail number 66-00072
Call sign: Hillclimbers
Service number: W2213180
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
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: 10/07/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: FT DONELSON NATIONAL MILITARY PARK, DOVER TN
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
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