1LT Eddie E Hammett was a potential member who died during training before going to Vietnam on 11/02/1962 at the age of 24.0 from A/C accident
Flight Class 62-7
Date of Birth 10/19/1938
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Gary Roush

More detail on this person: Night training accident in CH-34 at Fort Polk, shortly after graduating from flight school. Lieut Eddie E Hammett 31 OCT 62 1LT Edward H. Hammett [P] CPT Franklin D. Elliston PFC Edward H. West Georgia [Need A/C Unit] CH-34C A/C crashed into trees when engine failed while attempting an unauthorized flight at approx 2330 hours at Ft Stewart.

Burial information: Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, OK

This information was last updated 11/11/2018

Please send additions or corrections to: HQ@vhpa.org VHPA Headquarters

Return to the Helicopter Pilot DAT name list

Return to VHPA web site

Date posted on this site: 01/20/2024

Copyright © 1998 - 2024 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association