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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155283
Last updated: 26 September 2017
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Date:10-FEB-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1 Iroquois
Owner/operator:South Vietnamese Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:southern Laos -   Laos
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down, killing four US journalists (Larry Burrows, 44) covering South Vietnamese Operation Lam Son 791.

Sources:

Toledo Blade 11.2.1971, p1
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/journalists-killed-in-helicopter-crash


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Apr-2013 18:16 TB Added
18-Apr-2013 18:21 TB Updated [Source]

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