Name: CW3 Walter Francis Wrobleski
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 05/21/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Declared dead on 02/15/1978.
Age at death: 21.7
Date of Birth: 08/28/1945
Home City: Freehold, NJ
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 281 AHC, 10 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 66-17
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20E-080
Short Summary: For 5th SFGA B-52/Project Delta in Ashau Valley just west old camp. Declared dead 27 feb 78 (Natl Arch), 02/15/78 (DOD) See refno 0703
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 65-09480
Call sign: Wolfpack guns
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: SVN-BNR
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 12/07/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - bonified
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YC458874
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
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 08/28/1996
Additional information is available on CD-ROM.
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 05/26/2019
Copyright © 1998 - 2019 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association