Name: MAJ Dan Christie Kingman, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/24/1972 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 32.9
Date of Birth: 06/30/1939
Home City: Lincoln, NE
Service: IN branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 48 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01W-030
Short Summary: Flying C&C hit by SA-7 near Hue. 1LT Bruce E. Kline was pilot. Crew was Bausch and Monkelbaan.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15381 (this tail number is questionable)
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1987 = 19 Composite Aviation Unit Commander
Primary cause: SA-7 Missle
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 09/18/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - P I D
Length of service: *
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: YD565445
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: LINCOLN MEMORIAL PARK, LINCOLN, NE
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: officer
This record was last updated on 02/03/1996
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