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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139435
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:26-MAY-1967
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G-3B-1
Owner/operator:161 (R) Flt RAAF
Registration: A1-409
MSN: 3409
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Xuyen Moc -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Vung Tau, South Vietnam
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Delivered 05/11/65. Served with 161 Recce Flight Vietnam, 06/66 - 05/67. Destroyed 26/05/67, Xuyen Moc. South Vietnam. When tail rotor was shot off and destroyed, aircraft was force landed. Aircraft later destroyed in rocket attack by US aircraft. Pilot: Blair Weaver ok.

Sources:

http://www.161recceflt.org.au/UnitAircraft/Sioux/history_of_bell_47.htm
http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//3a1.shtml


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Oct-2011 14:38 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Feb-2012 02:03 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]

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