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Name: CW2 Raymond Charles Wilde
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/11/1963 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 34.8
Date of Birth: 03/26/1928
Home City: St Paul, MN
Service: TC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 57 TC CO
Major organization: other
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-017
Short Summary: Crash killed all on board. Hammond was other pilot. Toth, Stone, and Fitts were passengers.
Aircraft: CH-21C tail number 55-04220
Service number: W2205052
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062C = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Tandem Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 16
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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 07/29/1994

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