Name: 1LT Terry Maxwell Usher
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/23/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 27.5
Date of Birth: 08/12/1943
Home City: Tacoma, WA
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 173 AHC
Flight class: 70-18
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 04W-001
Short Summary: Mid-air with UH-1C flown by CW2 Miner and WO1 Shinkawa on final to LZ during Lam Son 719.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-19516
Call sign: Crossbows
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 08/17/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: *
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: THRAILKILL CEM, GRANT CO, IN
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: officer
This record was last updated on 07/29/1995
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