Name: MAJ Albert Dwayne Wester
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 10/05/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 35.1
Date of Birth: 09/04/1933
Home City: Terrell, TX
Service: regular component of the U.S. Air Force.
Unit: 37 ARRS
Service: U.S. Air Force.
The Wall location: 41W-016
Short Summary: Hit by hostile fire during rescue mission, crashed, exploded, and burned. Died in crash and explosion.
Aircraft: HH-3E tail number 65-12782
Call sign: Jolly Green
Service number: 58497
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 10
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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