Name: CPT Eugene Stuart Miller
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/23/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.8
Date of Birth: 08/15/1944
Home City: Warren, MI
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/158 AVN 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 69-18
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-086
Short Summary: South of Khe San. Took RPG through the tail boom. Entire crew killed.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15628
Call sign: Lancers
Service number: O5352963
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: RPG
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 08/11/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: MOUNT LAWN MEMORIAL PARK, BOONE, NC
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: officer
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