Name: WO1 Steven Louis Martin
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/31/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 04/28/1947
Home City: Wichita, KS
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 135 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-519/68-35
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 23W-029
Short Summary: Covering a combat assault in the Delta with CPT Dennis Michael Phillips co-pilot.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00720
Call sign: Taipan 36
Service number: W3162443
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 12/17/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Dinh Tuong Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: RESTHAVEN GARDENS OF MEMORY, WICHITA, KS
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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