KIA INCIDENT: 19651011 HMM-364 Vietnam

Brothers (& Sisters) Killed in Action in USMC Helicopters or while assigned to USMC Helicopter or Tiltrotor Squadrons

19651011 HMM-364 Vietnam

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Incident Date 19651011 HMM-364 UH-34D 149378+ - Hostile Fire

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Womack, Robert Lee SSgt Crew HMM-364 MAG-36 1965-10-10 (vvm 02E:119)

WOMACK ROBERT LEE : 1073365 : USMC : SSGT : E6 : 3071 : 35 : SHREVEPORT : LA : 19651011: hostile, crash, land : Crew : body recovered : Quang Ngai : 18: 19300118: Cauc: Protestant/married : 02E: 119

MAG-36 Command Chronology - October 1965

11 October 1965 - Eleven HMM-364 aircraft departed Ky Ha for an ARVN strike/troop lift out of Quang Ngai. The mission was aborted due to weather. As the flight was returning to Ky Ha, the lead aircraft was hit by ground fire at the southern extremity of the TAOR, in the vicinity of BS610990. One round struck and killed SSgt Womack, who was riding as Loadmaster in the troop compartment. This was the first casualty sustained by the squadron since deployment overseas on 10 August 1965.

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Road-runner (courier) mission – hit by random shot in H-34 while airborne near KyHa – died enroute to med

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SSgt Robert Lee Womack

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