Name: WO1 Larry Glenn Baldwin
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/20/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.0
Date of Birth: 09/22/1948
Home City: Montgomery County, AL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: C/158 AVN 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 70-17/70-15
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 07W-076
Short Summary: Crashed during low level Ranger team insertion in DMZ. Believe 1LT Finn took 51 cal through chicken plate while at controls. No survivo
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17597
Call sign: Phoenix
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: .51 Caliber
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 07/25/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: NEWTON CITY CEMETERY, NEWTON, DALE CO, AL
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 01/18/1998
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