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Name: WO1 Michael Aaron Kight
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/19/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.2
Date of Birth: 03/22/1946
Home City: Waterbury, CT
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 336 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-21
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20E-045
Short Summary: Mid-air during a flyby at Soc Trang AAF flying with Gediminas Eidukaitis.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13521
Call sign: GOLD 2
Service number: W3155064
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: *
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 02/10/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
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
This record was last updated on 07/28/1994

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