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Name: CW2 Stephen Mayo Hiscock
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/23/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.3
Date of Birth: 11/17/1950
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/3/5 CAV 5 INF
Prior Unit: C/3/17 CAV 70
Flight class: 69-45
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 05W-134
Short Summary: Scout mission on Laos border in SVN took fire from large enemy force, tried to stretch autorotation and ran out of RPM, crashed & burned
Aircraft: OH-58A tail number 69-16085
Call sign: Charlie Horse
Country: Laos
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/03/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
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 03/27/2000

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