Name: CW2 Lester Alan Hansen
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 08/13/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Declared dead on 03/16/1977.
Age at death: 27.1
Date of Birth: 07/01/1942
Home City: Pueblo, CO
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 170 AHC, 52 CAB
Flight class: 68-9
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 19W-032
Short Summary: Fell about 100 feet from rescue aircraft skid. Only crew member lost.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15136
Call sign: Buccaneers
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: SVN-BNR
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Location: Kontum Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: FT LOGAN NATIONAL CEMETERY, DENVER CO (IMO)
This record was last updated on 07/14/1991
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