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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176627
Last updated: 26 September 2017
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Date:17-MAY-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Huey
Owner/operator:US Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by North Vietnamese forces with a rocket propelled-grenade.
Spc. 5 Parker and the other door gunner, Spc. 4 Gary Alcorn, survived. The pilot, Warrant Officer 1 David Soyland, and co-pilot, Warrant Officer 1 Dale Pearce, were killed.

Sources:

http://www.theredstonerocket.com/people_profile/article_6509737a-09fe-11e5-b809-cf6103beb78a.html


Revision history:

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04-Jun-2015 07:59 gerard57 Added

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