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Name: CPT Jay Anderson Mitchell
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/12/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 27.4
Date of Birth: 12/30/1939
Home City: Bartlesville, OK
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMM-262
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 19E-098
Short Summary: Exploded at 2500 ft. over S. China Sea between Key Ha (Chu Lai) and Marble Mountain due to aft plyon failure. w/ 1LT William Gottschalk
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 152550
Service number: 086899
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: A/C Accident MN
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 04
Location: Offshore, MR 1 Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed at sea
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
This record was last updated on 10/20/1999

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Date posted on this site: 11/13/2023

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