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Name: CW2 Steven Michael Larrabee (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/24/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.6
Date of Birth: 08/25/1949
Home City: Irvine, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: F/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 70-7/70-5
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 04W-073
Short Summary: Shot down in III Corps area flying out of Bear Cat.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 68-17322
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: crew member
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 05/24/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Binh Tuy Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YT836066
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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 05/25/1998

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