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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144885
Last updated: 19 November 2017
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Date:18-DEC-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing CH-47A Chinook
Owner/operator:C Company, 228th ASHB, US Army
Registration: 63-07901
C/n / msn: B-055
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Classified Location (Not Disclosed), Republic of South Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
63-07901, Boeing build number B-055, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 30 April 1964. The administrative strike date was 18 December 1966. 63-07901 accumulated 545.0 aircraft hours.

On 18 December 1966, 63-07901 was lost due to an accident, details unknown, while assigned to C Company - "Crimson Tide", 228th Assault Support Helicopter Battalion (ASHB) in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN).

Sources:

http://www.chinook-helicopter.com/history/aircraft/A_Models/63-07901/63-07901.html
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1963.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Apr-2012 17:53 Dr. John Smith Added

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