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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168918
Last updated: 15 March 2021
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Date:27-APR-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Gunned down by North Vietnamese forces while flying a resupply mission to a Republic of Korea fire base in Vietnam.
The helicopter belonged to the 129th Assault Helicopter Company.
Two US soldiers and two South Korean soldiers died in the crash, two US soldiers survived.

Sources:

http://www.standard.net/Military/2014/08/19/Ogden-resident-who-survived-helicopter-crash-in-Vietnam-reuniting-with-old-crew.html


Revision history:

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20-Aug-2014 12:43 gerard57 Added

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