Robert A. Fink, Sgt., USAF (KIA)
June 22, 1945 – May 23, 1968

He was killed in the crash of a CH-3E (#66-13295) “Knife” while on a resupply airdrop near Khe Sanh, May 23, 1968. It was lost in a rugged mountainous, jungle covered area when it descended beneath the cloud cover. The wreckage was seen by the escorting A-1E aircraft.   This was the first combat loss of the unit during the war.

Crew:
Captain James P. McCollum, AC
Captain William H. Taylor, P
Sgt. John E. Albanese, FE
SSgt. John L. Coon, FE 
Sgt. Robert A. Fink, gunner /CE

Passenger:
Sgt. Thomas F. Buhr, combat photographer from the 600th Photo Squadron 

Integrity, Honor, and Respect
Some of the best things cannot be bought, they must be earned

©2020 USAF Rotorheads   All Rights Reserved   |    Privacy Policy   |    Financial Statement

Hosted by: