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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263984
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Date:02-JAN-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H (5x)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mekong Delta -   Vietnam
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Five US helicopters shot down while transported troops. Three Americans (one Army Capt) and unknown number of Vietnamese killed.

Sources:

Voungstow Vindicator 5 January 1963, p1 (photo)


Revision history:

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