Name: 1LT Kenneth Bruce Kohei Kozai
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/29/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 26.1
Date of Birth: 10/29/1943
Home City: Albuquerque, NM
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Prior Unit: HMM-165 69
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 15W-005
Short Summary: Died in CH-46A crashed. Snchronization shaft between the transmissions failed allowing the intermeshing rotor blades to make cont
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 153996
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7563 = Pilot UH-1N Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 01/20/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 08
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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