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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63917
Last updated: 19 November 2017
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Date:25-JUN-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1D Iroquois
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation (US Army)
Registration: 66-16206
C/n / msn: 5900
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:17
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bien Hoa, vicinity of, S. Vietnam * -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Midair collision in formation with Bell UH-Ds 66-16592 (13 killed) and 66-16601 (4 killed) of US Army Aviation.
All 12 on board this helicopter killed.

* Other source says location was 25 km SE of Saigon.

Sources:

El Tiempo 26 June 1968, p1+11
- JF Baugher
- vhpa


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
19-Jul-2009 17:13 angels one five Updated
31-Mar-2014 09:09 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative, Plane category]
24-Jun-2014 18:44 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
24-Jun-2014 18:55 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Narrative]

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