|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1943|
|Death: ||Apr. 22, 1969, Laos|
In Memory of Capt. Vincent Calvin Scott, Jr.
*** Captain Scott was a member of the 480th Tactical Fighter Squadron. On April 22, 1969, he was the pilot of a McDonnell Douglas Phantom II Fighter (F-4D) on a mission near the Kong River, Xekong Province, Laos. when his aircraft was shot down. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
You may be gone, no longer living on this earth; but you will live on - in the memories of your family and friends. There will always be a part of you living in your family who knew you and loved you. You will live on because we remember you!
VINCENT CALVIN SCOTT,JR. - Air Force - CAPT - O3
Date of Birth Dec 1, 1943 - Born Norfolk,VA.
From: RICHMOND, VA
Marital Status: Married - Rita M. Scott from Washington,DC. Parents: Father, Vincent Calvin Scott,Sr. and Mother, Harriett A. Scott, both from Richmond, VA (2009 were living in Richmond,VA.). Has a brother.
***** Tour start date is incorrect..should be 8/15/68.
Scott Family - Picture by brother.
He is my brother
***** American Legion Post 364-Woodbridge, Virginia
James Francis Akers. Edmond Vernon Bell. Vincent Calvin Scott …The names of Virginia‟s missing servicemen and prisoners of war were spoken with honor and reverence Friday night during American Le-gion Post 364‟s annual POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony in Wood-bridge.
Length of service 2 years
His tour began on Apr 22, 1969
Casualty was on Apr 22, 1969
In LZ, LAOS
HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Service: United States Air Force
Grade at loss: O2
Note: Posthumous Promotion as indicated
ID No: 3193552
MOS: 1115: Pilot
Length Service: 02
Unit: 480TH TAC FTR SQDN, 37TH TAC FTR WING, 7TH AF
Start Tour: 08/15/1968
Incident Date: 04/22/1969
Casualty Date: 04/22/1969
Age at Loss: 25
Remains: Body not recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Fixed Wing - Pilot
Casualty Detail: Air loss or crash over land
Body was not recovered
Panel 26W - Line 27
Other Personnel in Incident:
REMARKS: CACCF/CRASH/PILOT/2 YRS UNITED STATES AIR FORCE/POSTHUMOUS PROMOTION
No further information available at this time.
Library of Congress files: post-1975 Vietnam: IIR 6024020891/ Receipt of Dog Tags from Pakistani Citizen.
Country: post-1975 Vietnam
Vincent Calvin Scott Jr. was an Air Force Officer, F-4D crewmember who was lost in Laos on April 22, 1969.
He was born in December, 1943 and listed Richmond, Virginia as his home of record.
His body was not recovered (1973) although his dog tags were returned to the U.S. Government at a later date.
Note: Looking for location of his Memorial Headstone.
Plot: Courts of the Missing
GPS (lat/lon): 21.31323, -157.84734
Created by: Eddieb
Record added: Oct 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60707861