Name: WO1 Mark James Webb
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/20/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.1
Date of Birth: 06/07/1949
Home City: Hobart, IN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/7/17 CAV
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-39/69-37
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 08W-036
Short Summary: Killed with WO1 Edgar Crouse while giving him an in-country aircraft commander check ride.
Aircraft: OH-6A tail number 69-16009
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 01/04/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: PINE HILL CEMETERY, LOUISA, KY
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
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995
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