Name: 1LT Kenneth Glenn Spencer
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/25/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 23.4
Date of Birth: 11/19/1944
Home City: Gastonia, NC
Service: SC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/227 AVN 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 67-26
Service: SC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 52E-011
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15052
Service number: O5336099
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: co-pilot
Started Tour: 03/25/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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 05/03/2009
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