Name: CPT Rance A. Kirby
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/26/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.1
Date of Birth: 02/12/1939
Home City: Wedowee, AL
Service: AT branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 71 AHC, 145 CAB
Major organization: other
Flight class: 65-1QB
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 17E-052
Short Summary: A/C accident.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 64-13609
Service number: OF100523
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1982 = 19 Airfield Commander
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 08/01/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ROCK STAND CONG CHRIST CH CEM, RANDOLPH CO, AL
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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