Name: WO1 Stephen Charles Sellett
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/01/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.4
Date of Birth: 07/07/1947
Home City: Sterling, IL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 7/15 ART
Major organization: 1st Field Force
Flight class: 70-9/70-3
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 06W-102
Short Summary: Crashed because of bad weather.
Aircraft: OH-58A tail number 68-16749
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 06/11/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Binh Dinh Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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 08/20/1995
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