Name: WO1 Clyde L. Norvelle, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/30/1966 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 24.4
Date of Birth: 10/22/1941
Home City: Tucson, AZ
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 65-1W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 06E-067
Short Summary: Crash during a combat mission.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 63-12968
Service number: W3152341
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 08/16/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 06
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
Burial information: SOUTH LAWN MEMORIAL CEMETERY, TUCSON, AZ
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
This record was last updated on 07/02/1997
This information is available on CD-ROM.
Additional information is available on KIAs at http://www.coffeltdatabase.org
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021
Copyright © 1998 - 2021 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association