Name: WO1 Timothy William Kearney
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/06/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.8
Date of Birth: 07/16/1945
Home City: Rock Island, IL
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 119 AHC, 17 CAG
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-17
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 19E-050
Short Summary: Flying cover on LRRP support OP Omega W. of Dak To, took a hit in engine at 150', door gunner jumped & survived
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00596
Service number: W3154623
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: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 12/02/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 01
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: ROCK ISLAND NATIONAL CEMETERY, IL
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 08/02/1997
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