Name: 1LT Hampden Cutts Judson, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/05/1967 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 20.8
Date of Birth: 05/04/1946
Home City: St Paul, MN
Service: AT branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 129 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 66-18
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 16E-021
Short Summary: Aircraft struck a power line during a night flight to Saigon and crashed into the Saigon River.
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-00986
Service number: O5419786
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: drowning
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 11/28/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 02
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
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: officer
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