ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76836
Last updated: 25 April 2017
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Narrative:Destroyed in combat 27 March 1970: Aero-scout mission with an artillery spotter. Hit by .51 calibre bullet pulling out from a BDA - one of the first OH-58A losses of the war. The two crew were killed (KIA): Circumstances of death attributed to .. "Died through hostile action .. air crash on land".
Bell OH-58A Kiowa
|Owner/operator:||520th TC Battallion, US Army|
|C/n / msn:|| 40110|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Quang Tri Province -
|Departure airport:||Phu Loi, Vietnam|
Contemporary press reports named the two fatalities as WO1 Ralph R. Quick Jr [Pilot] and Lt/Col Joseph Benoski Jr [Obersever]
7. Jefferson City Post-Tribune from Jefferson City, Missouri · Page 3 at http://www.newspapers.com/newspage/34458439/
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|