Name: WO1 Stuart Arthur Werner
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/24/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.6
Date of Birth: 09/08/1945
Home City: Sacramento, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/101 AVN 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 67-503
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 52E-002
Short Summary: Shot down departing fire support base Veghel by 23 mm anti-aircraft fire W/Brian H. Philibert.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-16490 (this tail number is questionable)
Call sign: Eagle
Service number: W3159920
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: 23mm Anti-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown or not reported
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 04/01/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN BRUNO CA
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
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