Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter UH-34D tail number 148759
Incident number: 63100810.KIA
UTM grid coordinates: YC839399
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: 0019 ()
Loss to Inventory
AC WO1 WHITEHEAD CHARLES F JR KIA
CP 1LT RICHARDSON ARTHUR GENE KIA
CE CPL SKOVIAK RONALD FRANK KIA
RS LCP DAVIDSON DONALD FREDERICK KIA
MD HN RICE CLAUDE KIA
Passengers and/or other participants:
CPL TUTHILL CHARLES PRESTON, MC, PAX, KIA
Two UH-34Ds were searching for a downed Vietnamese Air Force T-28 aircraft piloted by a U.S. Air Force Captain with a Vietnamese observer. Editor's note: Although the reports do not state this, it appears that they may have had a mid-air. One pilot had a fragment wound causing the official report to state they were both probably shot down, but this could not be determined for sure.
This record was last updated on 08/05/2008
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Date posted on this site: 05/26/2019
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