Name: 1LT Dee Wayne Stone, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/11/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.7
Date of Birth: 02/17/1943
Home City: Forest Hill, NY
Service: TC branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 119 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-6
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 12E-057
Short Summary: Shot down and crashed on NVA mortar crew. Gunship w/Speare. Battle is depicted in book by Gen S.L.A. Marshall "West to Cambodia". W o
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08600
Call sign: CROCODILE
Service number: OF101735
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 06/16/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: US MILITARY ACADEMY CEMETERY, WEST POINT, NY
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 07/20/1996
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