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Name: CW2 Kenneth Leon Stancil
Status: Remains were returned on 2009 from an incident on 12/28/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Declared dead on 12/29/1966.
Age at death: 31.9
Date of Birth: 01/20/1934
Home City: Chattanooga, TN
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/229 AHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 63-1W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 04E-044
Short Summary: Left An Khe in bad weather on a resupply mission w/Jesse D. Phelps. Disappearred after 10 minutes. Declared dead 12/19/66.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 63-08808
Service number: W3151099
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: SVN-BNR
Position in vehicle: pilot
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 10
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 09/28/2009

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Date posted on this site: 11/13/2023

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