Name: 1LT Kay Kazu Kimura
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/07/1970 while performing the duty of Co-pilot.
Age at death: 26.3
Date of Birth: 11/01/1943
Home City: Nampa, ID
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Flight class: 69-26
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 13W-092
Short Summary: Died when CH-46A crashed in the ocean during marginal weather while flying as a VIP chase ship. One Gunner survived.
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 154043
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Started Tour: 01/14/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: no religous preference
This record was last updated on 07/31/2000
Additional information is available on CD-ROM.
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 05/26/2019
Copyright © 1998 - 2019 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association