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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175229
Last updated: 26 September 2017
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Date:02-MAY-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:United States Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cambodia -   Cambodia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter, trying to evade a heavy rainstorm when it was hit by enemy ground fire and landed burning in the field.
The remains of one of the crew members were found in the year 2014 by the Hawaii-based Joint MIA/POW Accounting Command.
Some occupants died instantly, others died in captivity.

Sources:

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article17918333.html
http://www.taskforceomegainc.org/P094.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Apr-2015 07:01 gerard57 Added
10-Apr-2015 11:24 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2015 14:08 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]

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