Name: 1LT James Edward Mullins
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/19/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.1
Date of Birth: 01/12/1941
Home City: Hillsborough, FL
Service: AT branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 67-14
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 40E-026
Short Summary: Shot down south of Quang Tri.
Aircraft: OH-23
Service number: O5424576
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 12/03/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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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