Name: CW2 George Arden Mason (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/05/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.6
Date of Birth: 09/26/1949
Home City: Ringwood, OK
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/159 ASHB 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 69-17
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 11W-103
Aircraft: CH-47B tail number 67-18435
Service number: W3165195
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100C = Cargo Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 09/21/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: *
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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: warrant officer
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