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Wyverns mourn the loss of Airman

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy -- An Airman assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing was reported deceased on base at approximately 1:12 a.m. Nov. 26.

The individual is identified as Airman First Class Owen Little. Airman Little was assigned to the 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 56th Helicopter Maintenance Unit here.

“The entire Aircraft Maintenance Squadron mourns the loss of Airman First Class Little,” said Maj Abraham Smith, Acting Commander 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. “Right now, our focus is providing support to those who loved him. He was an essential member of our maintenance team and he will be dearly missed.”

The death is being investigated by Carabinieri with Air Force Office of Special Investigations support.

For more information, contact the 31st Fighter Wing Public Affairs office at