Name: CPT Joseph Stephen Prince
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/06/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Died 13 days later on 05/19/1970.
Age at death: 28.2
Date of Birth: 03/10/1942
Home City: Rome, GA
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/25 AVN 25 INF
Major organization: 25th Infantry Division
Flight class: 67-26
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-066
Short Summary: In Camp Aama, Japan from injuries received in an aircraft accident in Vietnam.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15043
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 06/09/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Location: Binh Duong Province III Corps.
Additional information about this casualty:
Was B Company Maintenance Officer.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: UNITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CEM, CHEROKEE COUNTY, AL
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
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