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Keesler Airman identified in off-base car accident


Airman 1st Class Tasia Lynch, an Airman assigned to the 81st Force Support Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, died in a car accident off base May 2.

It was a single car accident involving four passengers. The accident occurred as they were exiting I-110 onto Hwy 90, when the driver lost control and hit the wall. Lynch was pronounced dead at the scene.

“We are saddened by this loss,” said Col. Heather Blackwell, 81st Training Wing commander. "Our hearts go out to her family, her friends, and her squadron.

Any media questions should be directed to the Public Affairs Office at 81trw.pamain@us.af.mil or 228-239-3105. 

Anyone having claims against or indebtedness to the estate of Lynch should contact 1st Lt. Paul Zdanowski, 81st Mission Support Group summary courts officer, at (228) 239-2610.