Name: CW2 Thomas Eugene Johnson
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 10/03/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.7
Date of Birth: 01/09/1945
Home City: Canton, OH
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/228 ASHB 1 CAV
Major organization: 1st Cavalry Division
Flight class: 65-15W
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 42W-069
Short Summary: Mid-air with C-7A Cariboo at Camp Evans.
Aircraft: CH-47A tail number 66-19041
Service number: W3152863
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 06/27/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
Burial information: SPARTANBURG CEM, SPARTANBURG, IN
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 08/20/1995
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