Name: CW2 James Stephen Mitchell
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/23/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.1
Date of Birth: 06/14/1946
Home City: Kenosha, WI
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 334 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-7
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 51W-042
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15500
Service number: W3156581
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 07/17/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Long Khanh Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ALL SAINTS CEMETERY, KENOSHA, WI
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 07/28/1994
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