Name: WO1 Stephen Leslie Lane
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/07/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.8
Date of Birth: 05/09/1944
Home City: Gloucester, MA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 71 AHC, 14 CAB
Major organization: Americal Division
Flight class: 69-27/69-25
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 13W-093
Short Summary: With WO1 Paul J. James.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16284
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 11/01/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: BEECHBROOK CEM, GLOUCHESTER, MA
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
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