Name: WO1 Lawrence Michael Moore
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/23/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 20.8
Date of Birth: 09/22/1949
Home City: East Point, GA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 162 AHC, 13 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-19
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 09W-085
Short Summary: The crew plus 7 Navy passengers were killed 5 minutes after departing Nam Can for Can Tho. There was evidence of mast bumping.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17594
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 08/16/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Location: Phong Dinh Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: WESTVIEW CEMETERY, ATLANTA, GA
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/18/2005
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