Name: WO1 Walter Robert Stacy
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/15/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.7
Date of Birth: 09/14/1946
Home City: Salamanca, NY
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 192 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-13/68-21
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 24W-022
Short Summary: Helicopter crash near Phan Rang.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16250
Call sign: Polecat
Service number: W3161692
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: drowning
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 10/02/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Ninh Thuan Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
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 07/29/1995
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