The Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
K. F. Stout
Lieutenant Junior Grade, U.S. Navy
Date of Death
May 21, 1954
Lieutenant Junior Grade Stout was a crew member of a Martin P5M-1 Marlin patrol bomber with Patrol Squadron 46, based at Naval Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. On May 21, 1954, while flying about 400 miles east of Hawaii, both engines failed and the aircraft broke up on a dead stick landing. Four crew members were killed and six were rescued by Landing Ship Tank (LST) 975.