Name: 1LT David Walter Sterling
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/26/1969 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 24.9
Date of Birth: 03/04/1944
Home City: Gladwin, MI
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 34W-089
Short Summary: Aircraft flew into Ba Na Mountain on a night medevac.
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 153997
Service number: 0100702
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Started Tour: 09/07/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: HIGHLAND CEM, GLADWIN CO, MI
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