Name: WO1 Terry Roy Jens, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 08/12/1968 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 21.2
Date of Birth: 06/04/1947
Home City: Seattle, WA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 191 AHC, 214 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-7/68-5
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 49W-054
Short Summary: Engine failure crashed and burned near Rach Kien. Pilot was CPT Arnold Luke.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-00820
Call sign: None Assigned
Service number: W3159664
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Engine Failure
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 07/15/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Long An Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Latter Day Saints (Mormon)
Burial information: ACACIA MEMORIAL PARK, LAKE FOREST PARK, WA
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
This record was last updated on 07/29/1994
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