Name: WO1 Kish Lemont Green
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/15/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.3
Date of Birth: 02/15/1948
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/229 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 68-23/68-37
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 22W-052
Short Summary: Wire strike on Psyops mission near LZ Rock. AC W1 Gelonek, CE E4 Pollett & two ARVN survived.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16694
Service number: W3163830
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/04/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Long Khanh Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YT486346
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: JOSHUA MEMORIAL PARK, LANCASTER, CA
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
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