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Name: WO1 Douglas Earl Stover
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/26/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.2
Date of Birth: 01/01/1947
Home City: Concord, NH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 254 MED DET
Major organization: other
Flight class: 68-503/68-1
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 28W-053
Short Summary: Took an RPG into the main cabin while on a Dustoff mission.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-17016
Call sign: Dustoff
Service number: W3160565
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 07/22/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Khanh Hoa Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/25/1998

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