Name: CPT James Oliver Lynch
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/13/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.5
Date of Birth: 10/11/1940
Home City: Flint, MI
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Air Force.
Unit: 20 SOS
Service: U.S. Air Force.
The Wall location: 27W-075
Short Summary: Died while serving as CP in a gunship hit by hostile fire while supporting a recon team extraction.
Aircraft: UH-1F tail number 65-07937
Service number: 3149851
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: SUNSET HILLS CEMETERY, FLINT, MI
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