Name: CW3 Manford Lloyd Kleiv
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/09/1964 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 40.2
Date of Birth: 08/09/1924
Home City: Whitefish, MT
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 7 AVN PLT
Major organization: other
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 01E-066
Aircraft: UH-1B tail number 63-08627
Service number: W2205171
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 20
Location: Unknown Province
Additional information about this casualty:
UH-1B on a training mission lost engine oil pressure and made a successful autoration. He was hit by hostile small arms fire while seeking cover. From: DD Form 1300.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: WHITEFISH CEMETERY, WHITEFISH, MT
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: warrant officer
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