Name: WO1 Jerry Hampton Johnson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/13/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 21.3
Date of Birth: 02/16/1947
Home City: Hampton, VA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 174 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-25
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 57W-010
Short Summary: Mid-air at 1000 ft with USAF O-2 crashed & burned. See Carter
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-01016
Call sign: Dolphins
Service number: W3159986
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: unknown
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 03/21/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Quang Ngai Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Baptist - other groups
Burial information: HAMPTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, HAMPTON, VA
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 06/06/1996
Additional information is available on CD-ROM.
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the Helicopter Pilot KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 05/26/2019
Copyright © 1998 - 2019 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association