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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145262
Last updated: 7 April 2019
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Date:04-FEB-1962
Time:
Type:Vertol CH-21C
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Hong My -   Vietnam
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down near village of Hong My in Mekong Delta while transporting South Vietnames Army troops into battle.

Sources:

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-us-helicopter-is-shot-down-in-vietnam


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Apr-2012 02:15 TB Added
18-Apr-2013 14:52 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Apr-2013 16:20 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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