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Name: WO1 Mark Andrew Wenzel
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/18/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.5
Date of Birth: 12/22/1947
Home City: Alpha, MN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 192 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-3/68-1
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 56W-030
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16347
Service number: W3160406
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/18/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Lam Dong Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single 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: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994

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