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Capt Robert Paul Schott

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Capt Robert Paul Schott

  • Birth 17 Jan 1960 Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
  • Death 22 Nov 1996 California, USA
  • Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
  • Plot C, 0, 2056
  • Memorial ID 1160907

Son of Fred William Schott & Mildred Grix

Captain Robert P. Schott

The 304th Rescue Squadron aircrew members, who lost their lives on board aircraft King 56, while performing a training mission on the night of November 22, 1996.

These men were Citizen Soldiers committed to the preservation of the heritage of their nation. Because of this tragedy, we lost some of the soul of our country. You will not be forgotten.

Unit: 304th Rescue Squadron
Duty: HC-130 Aircraft Commander/Instructor Pilot
Date arrived at Portland unit: February 1, 1992
Civilian occupation: Full-time pilot
Family: Wife, Gayle; daughter, Tyler Michelle, son, Travis Robert; stepson, Justin Russell.

Hometown: West Linn, Ore.
Profile: He made family and flying his life. He was born in Portland and graduated with a degree in biology from Portland State University in 1984. He joined the Air Force and was assigned to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. He was chosen for the elite 9th Special Operations Squadron, flying HC-130s in night missions, low-level flying and other special operations. He flew in both Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1991. He was also an outdoorsman who enjoyed hiking and biking.



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  • Created by: Schott Family
  • Added: 26 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1160907
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Robert Paul Schott (17 Jan 1960–22 Nov 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1160907, citing Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Schott Family (contributor 46932087) .