Name: MAJ Robert Bennett Swenck
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/25/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 38.7
Date of Birth: 03/18/1933
Home City: Louisville, KY
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Air Force.
Unit: 37 ARRS
Service: U.S. Air Force.
The Wall location: 02W-072
Short Summary: After dropping off 14 survivors of a C-7 crash at Can Tho, encountered bad weather and crashed in a river enroute to home station.
Aircraft: HH-53C tail number 68-10366
Country: South Vietnam
Started Tour: 07/20/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Gia Dinh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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