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Name: CW2 Donny Ramon Kidd
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/04/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 33.4
Date of Birth: 10/09/1934
Home City: Sioux Falls, SD
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHC 173 ABN BDE
Major organization: 173rd Airborne Brigade
Flight class: 65-14
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 42E-067
Aircraft: OH-13S tail number 64-15423
Service number: W2215771
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: pilot
Started Tour: 09/09/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 16
Location: Kontum Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
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 04/26/2002

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