Kinser, Jacob Lee, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 1981, 155th Aviation Company (AHC)
Service Years
1968 - 1970

Aviation

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Colorado
Colorado
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hasty
Last Address
Hasty

Casualty Date
Mar 08, 1970
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Duc (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Union Valley Cemetery - Hasty, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
13W 097

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1st Aviation Brigade


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Aviator Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
155th Aviation Company (AHC)
  1969-1970, 1981, 155th Aviation Company (AHC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
1st Lt. Jacob Kinser and his 3 crewmen were killed while flying an UH-1H (tail number 68-15540) that crashed into the tree line in heavy fog. Flying out of Ban Me Thout en route to Duc Lap with  6 ARVN troops aboard.

1st Lt. Jacob Kinser was interred in Union Valley Cemetery,  Hasty, Bent County, Colorado.

Crew:
WO1 David Karl Erenstoft (P)
1st Lt. Jacob Lee Kinser (AC)
SP5 William R.Rogne (CE)
SP4 Wim Goeree (G)

Passengers:
5 ARVN troops KIA
1 ARVN troop survived

Note:

He had attended Flight Class 69-18.
   
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