Name: WO1 Roger Lee Scott
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/20/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 19.9
Date of Birth: 03/09/1950
Home City: Powell, WY
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
Major organization: 11th Armored Cavalry
Flight class: 69-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14W-050
Short Summary: Aeroscout shot down in helicopter ambush near BuDop, pinned in aircraft and burned with aircraft.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 66-07895
Service number: W3166652
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation 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: co-pilot
Started Tour: 09/04/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Quang Duc Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Latter Day Saints (Mormon)
Burial information: CROWN HILL CEMETERY, POWELL, WY
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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