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Name: WO1 Roy Edward Worth
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/07/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.2
Date of Birth: 12/11/1946
Home City: Indianapolis, IN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 134 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 38E-019
Short Summary: Landed in unsecure LZ. Gunned down while walking toward Ceo Rio village with 3 Vietnamese including local commander W/Guido S. Reali.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16675
Call sign: Demon
Service number: W3156691
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Ground Casualty
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 11/02/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Phu Bon Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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 09/30/2011

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