Name: CPT Stephen Douglas Carr
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/26/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.7
Date of Birth: 11/29/1943
Home City: Barre, VT
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 162 AHC, 13 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 70-10
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 07W-010
Short Summary: Aircraft hit by small arms fire, exploded, and crashed on CA to extract troops. W/WO Laurence, SP5 Jacobson, & SP5 Halstead.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 69-15429
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 06/14/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Ba Xugen Province IV Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: WR985925
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Unitarian Universalist
Burial information: HOPE CEMETERY, BARRE, VT
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: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995
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