Name: CW3 Bennett G. Wilder
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/29/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 38.1
Date of Birth: 09/05/1929
Home City: Spring Hope, NC
Service: AV branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 117 AHC
Major organization: other
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 27E-032
Short Summary: Shot down on second tour in fixed wing? First tour in 117 AVN Co in Qui Nhon in 1964.
Service number: W908136
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 061C = Airplane Pilot, Multi-engine
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: drowning
Vehicle involved: fixed wing aircraft
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/14/1967
"Official" listing: fixed wing air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 18
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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 06/20/1988

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