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Name: WO1 Jared Bruce Walding
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 03/03/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 22.5
Date of Birth: 08/20/1947
Home City: Columbus, GA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHB/4/77 ARA 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 69-39/69-37
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 13W-080
Short Summary: Crashed into a hill at night after leaving LZ Evans to go to LZ Sally with security element for other 4/77 ARA aircraft.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15571
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100E = Attack Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 01/04/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
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: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 08/27/1997

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