Name: CPT Kurt Lloyd Kuhns
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 09/08/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.8
Date of Birth: 11/15/1940
Home City: St Petersburg, FL
Service: MS branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 15 MED BN 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 66-18
Service: MS branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 26E-035
Short Summary: Disappeared on night MEDEVAC north of An Khe - never returned.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16457
Call sign: Medevac
Service number: OF100302
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 05/30/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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
This record was last updated on 08/11/2001
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