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Name: 1LT Noah Morris Kraft
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/21/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.5
Date of Birth: 10/03/1941
Home City: Gainesville, FL
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMM-363
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 06E-033
Short Summary: Shot down after a troop insert. fire engulfed the cockpit before they were able to get out. Died of burns after medivaced.
Aircraft: UH-34D tail number 145802
Service number: 090485
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7335 = Pilot HMH
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
This record was last updated on 02/22/1994

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