Name: WO1 Steven Russell Peck
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/15/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.4
Date of Birth: 11/06/1949
Home City: Enid, OK
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/3/5 CAV
Major organization: 5th Infantry Division
Flight class: 70-13/70-11
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 04W-051
Short Summary: Scout pilot giving in country checkride to CW2 Dick Rossiter in vicinity of rock pile. 51 cal in chest. Jim Carlsen crew chief.
Aircraft: OH-58A
Call sign: Charlie Horse
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: .51 Caliber
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 07/05/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XD694405
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
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 07/20/1996

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