WOODS LAWRENCE DANE
Name: CPT Lawrence Dane Woods
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/24/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 29.4
Date of Birth: 02/15/1937
Home City: Hartford, CT
Service: AR branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/229 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 63-4TQ
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 08E-090
Short Summary: Shot during combat assault into LZ Apple.
Service number: O92051
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 02/22/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: OAK HILL CEMETERY, SOUTHINGTON, CT
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
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