ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76825
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Narrative:Destroyed in combat 22 August 1970: hit by .51 cal ground fire approx 3 km west of the Rock Pile, Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam. Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded. Two of the three crew were killed: contemporary newspaper reports named the two KIA fatalities as SP5 Paul Ward [CE] and SP4 Robert L. Dunaway Jr [Observer]. The pilot (un-named) was apparently seriously injured.
Bell OH-58 Kiowa
|Owner/operator:||'C' Company, 3/17 Cavalry, US Army|
|C/n / msn:|| 40310|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||3 Km W of Rock Pile, Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam -
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]|