Name: MAJ Stephen Paul Hanson
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 06/03/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Declared dead on 10/04/1974.
Age at death: 27.4
Date of Birth: 01/04/1940
Home City: Burbank, CA
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 21E-046
Short Summary: Shot down by automatic small arms after picking up ARVNs in Laos. Both pilots hit. See Gardner.
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 150955
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: LAOS-BNR
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Military grid coordinates of event: XD795050
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
This record was last updated on 07/28/1990
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