Name: 1LT Lewis Edgar Casner, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/19/1970 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 25.5
Date of Birth: 01/30/1945
Home City: Potomac, MD
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Flight class: 69-16
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 08W-031
Short Summary: Burst into flames and flew into the ground at Charlie Ridge west of Da Nang.
Aircraft: UH-1E tail number 154773
Call sign: Comprise
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7563 = Pilot UH-1N Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 10/06/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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