Name: MAJ Larry Gene Powell
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/22/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 30.5
Date of Birth: 05/27/1937
Home City: Ocilla, GA
Service: MS branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 45 MED
Major organization: other
Service: MS branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 30E-066
Short Summary: Flew UH-1 with 45 MED & Otters for 44 MED. On t/o in Otter from Long Binh, ground looped and burned avoiding RVN civilian.
Service number: O90391
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident FW
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: fixed wing aircraft
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/08/1967
"Official" listing: fixed wing air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
married 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: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995

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