Name: WO1 Guy Frederick Johnson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/26/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.6
Date of Birth: 08/09/1948
Home City: Chatham, NJ
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 254 MED DET
Major organization: other
Flight class: 68-7/68-5
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 28W-048
Short Summary: Took an RPG into the main cabin while on a Dustoff mission.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-17016
Call sign: Dustoff
Service number: W3159663
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: 08/16/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Khanh Hoa Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Burial information: HILLSIDE CEMETERY, PLAINFIELD, NJ
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 07/25/1998
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