Name: WO1 Larry Lee Stoner
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/11/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 02/06/1947
Home City: Unadilla, NE
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 129 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-15/68-25
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 29W-015
Short Summary: Hit bridge and crashed trying to fly under it. CP W1 GRASHER & CE E4 SPRAGUE survived.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15371
Service number: W3162928
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/04/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Phu Yen Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - other churches
Burial information: UNADILLA CEMETERY, UNADILLA, NE
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
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