Helicopter UH-1B 63-08598


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08598
Date: 10/07/1964
Incident number: 0A666ACD Accident case number: 0A666 Total Loss Accident
Unit: 118 AML
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YS570950
Number killed in accident = 5 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 1
costing 193648
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CPT RIGGINS GARY RONALD KIA
AC WO1 HAVEMANN JAMES EDWARD KIA
CE SP4 LAFLEMME DELBERT CHARLES KIA
G PFC BAIN THOMAS ARTHUR KIA
PP MAJ GOSNEY DURWARD DEAN KIA


War Story:
Per MACV Weekly Summary TT F015800030666.pdf p48 UH-1B 63-08598 went down at YS570950. Location is in Long Khanh Province (code "19") 17 km southeast of Xuan Loc Afld, or 11 km east of what became Blackhorse Base.

This record was last updated on 10/24/2007


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