Name: WO1 Kenneth Richard Clough
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/07/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.9
Date of Birth: 02/26/1947
Home City: Albuquerque, NM
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 336 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 68-15/68-25
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 35W-046
Short Summary: Shot and killed flying B model gunship for T-Birds out of Soc Trang.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15034
Call sign: T-Birds
Service number: W3161847
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 10/29/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Chuong Thien Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: SUNSET MEMORIAL PARK, ALBUQUERQUE, NM
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/20/1996
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