Name: CW3 Lowell Stephen Powers
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 04/02/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Declared dead on 01/08/1979.
Age at death: 22.5
Date of Birth: 09/25/1946
Home City: Scottsdale, AZ
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/159 ASHB 101 ABN
Prior Unit: C/159 ASHB 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 68-3/67-25
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 27W-002
Short Summary: Lost power, crashed & burned at LZ at XD908232 with 73 ARVN. 23 ARVN killed.
Aircraft: CH-47C tail number 67-18523
Call sign: Pachyderm
Service number: W3160262
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: SVN-BNR
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 12/28/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: non-hostile missing - bonified
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XD908232
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA (IMO)
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 07/28/1998
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