Name: 2LT Lynn Harley Rothenbuhler
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/28/1963 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 29.1
Date of Birth: 11/18/1934
Home City: Ft Wayne, IN
Service: AR branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 118 AML
Major organization: other
Service: AR branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-039
Short Summary: Flying as gunner pilot in left supporting a slick ship outpost insertion south of My Tho.
Service number: O2304707
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: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 10
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Burial information: GREENLAWN MEMORIAL PARK, FORT WAYNE, IN
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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