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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144904
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Date:23-APR-1968
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: 64-13109
C/n / msn: B-081
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:LZ Pepper in the A Shau Valley, -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
64-13109, Boeing build number B-081, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S Army acceptance date was 29 December 1964. The administrative strike date was 23 April 1968. 64-13109 accumulated 1,412.0 aircraft hours.

On 23 April 1968, 64-13109, while assigned to C Company - "Crimson Tide", 228th Assault Support Helicopter Battalion in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN), received ground fire on approach to LZ Pepper in the A Shau Valley, caught fire, crashed and burned. There were eight injuries and no fatalities.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1964.html
http://www.chinook-helicopter.com/history/aircraft/A_Models/64-13109/64-13109.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Apr-2012 19:20 Dr. John Smith Added

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