Helicopter CH-47A 66-00071


Information on U.S. Army helicopter CH-47A tail number 66-00071
The Army purchased this helicopter 0666
Total flight hours at this point: 00000308
Date: 03/05/1967
Incident number: 67030502.KIA
Unit: A/228 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was an Unknown mission
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 08 DOI . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, LNOF, 07036, CASRP, CRAFX, KIAs added by MGL (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P 1LT WISE ROBERT EVANS KIA
AC CW2 PHILLIPS ORMAN DORR KIA
CE SP4 JANKA WILLIAM ROBERT KIA
G PFC MCKEE RICHARD CHARLES JR KIA
FE SP6 SMITH DENNIS WAYNE KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
SP6 SPARKS CLIFFORD EDWARD, AR, PX, KIA
SP4 LAMPMAN KENNETH WAYNE, AR, PX, KIA
** NO NAME, PAX, 5


War Story:
Crashed inverted, exploded, and burned. No direct evidence of enemy fire but classified by Army as combat strike.

This record was last updated on 09/20/1998


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