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Name: WO1 Robert Alwyn Williams (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/19/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.9
Date of Birth: 07/15/1945
Home City: Napa, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 68 AVN
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-509/68-15
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 22W-094
Short Summary: Crash with AC Glenn Haukeness, crew chief Richard Baca and gunner Alan Rouchon.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15184
Call sign: Mustang 15
Service number: W3161380
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 09/08/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Long Khanh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Presbyterian
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 09/09/2002

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