Name: 1LT Jacob Lee Kinser
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/08/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 27.0
Date of Birth: 02/21/1943
Home City: Hasty, CO
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 155 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 69-18
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 13W-097
Short Summary: Flew into tree line in heavy fog.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15540
Call sign: Stage Coach
Service number: O5354540
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident WX
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 08/12/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Duc Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Friends (Quaker)
Burial information: UNION VALLEY CEMETERY, BENT COUNTY, CO
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: officer
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