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Name: WO1 John Joseph Foden
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/25/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 25.0
Date of Birth: 01/17/1943
Home City: Brookhaven, NY
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 117 AHC, 145 CAB
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-3/66-23
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 35E-031
Short Summary: Shot down by 51 cal 1 mile from Cu Chi during Tet 68 with Robert King.
Aircraft: UH-1
Service number: W3156187
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 05/08/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 01
Location: Hau Nghia Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 06/28/1991

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