Name: 1LT Michael Eugene Justus
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/25/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.4
Date of Birth: 11/15/1946
Home City: Long Beach, CA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Flight class: 69-12
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 12W-043
Short Summary: Mid-air over Marble Mountain. See Gritz, Lakin, and Sacharanski.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-17045
Call sign: Scarface
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7565 = Pilot AH-1 Qualified
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Started Tour: 10/16/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: FT ROSECRANS NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN DIEGO CA
This record was last updated on 03/13/1993
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