Kight, Michael Aaron, WO1

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Last Rank
Warrant Officer 1
Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Last Primary MOS
062B-Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 062B, 13th Aviation Battalion/336th Assault Helicopter Company
Service Years
1965 - 1967

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Warrant Officer 1


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Home State
Connecticut
Connecticut
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Waterbury
Last Address
Waterbury

Casualty Date
May 19, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Ba Xugen (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Calvary Cemetery - Waterbury, Connecticut
Wall/Plot Coordinates
20E 045

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Aviator Badge (Basic)
Pistol
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
13th Aviation Battalion/336th Assault Helicopter Company
  1967-1967, 062B, 13th Aviation Battalion/336th Assault Helicopter Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
WO1 Michael Kight was killed in a mid-air collison between two UH-1D helicopters during operations near Soc Trang Army AIr Field.  He was the pilot of UH-1D (tail number 64-13521).  Other helicopter UH-1D (tail number 66-01154).

Crew lost:
Cpl. Raymond H. Tighe (CE)
SP4 Burton I. Sharp (G)
WO1 Gediminas J. Eidukaitis (AC)
WO1 Michel A. Kight (P)
   
Comments/Citation
Detailed loss information:
https://www.vhpa.org/KIA/incident/670519111ACD.HTM
   
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