Name: CPT Larry John "Klem" Kluever
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/01/1971 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.4
Date of Birth: 03/26/1948
Home City: Washington, DC
Service: IN branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: H/16 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 70-50
Service: IN branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02W-007
Short Summary: Crashed and exploded in a bunker probably from target fixation as watched by Ron Timberlake. With Tomaschek.
Aircraft: AH-1G tail number 68-15041
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: vehicular accident
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 05/12/1971
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
The initial status of this person was: missing in action - P I D
Length of service: *
Location: Long An Province III Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: XS623967
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: ATLANTIC CEMETERY, ATLANTIC, IA
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 06/18/1999
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