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Name: BG Anh Huy Nguyen
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/27/1972 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Service: Vietnam Air Force.
Unit: 4 AIR DIV
Service: Vietnam Air Force.
Short Summary: Flying a VNAF Huey trying to lift out a small FAC aircraft via cable when it broke and flew into the rotors causing the crash.
Aircraft: UH-1H
Country: South Vietnam
Location: Phong Dinh Province IV Corps.
Military grid coordinates of event: WR210835

Additional information about this casualty:
The crash happened when he tried to lift a small FAC aircraft out of the boonies via a cable or harness. As has happened more that once in such a situation the cable snapped and flew up into the rotor. Killed with him was a Viet B/Gen.

From: Tom Garcia

Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
This record was last updated on 09/16/2018

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