Name: CPT Tschann Scott Mashburn
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/05/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 03/21/1948
Home City: Alexandria, VA
Service: EN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/158 AHB 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 68-524/68-44
Service: EN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-104
Short Summary: Continued gun run after taking hits. Exploded in mid air.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 67-15634
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: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/30/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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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