Information on U.S. Army helicopter CH-47A tail number 64-13148
Incident number: 67042626.KIA
Unit: 178 ASHC
This was a Combat incident.
this helicopter was Landing
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Cockpit
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Also: 178 HISTORY, COFFELT ()
Summary: Hit in flight during final approach to Danang.
P CW2 MORRIS WALTER F KIA
P CW2 GREEN JOHN D WIA
FE ENLOW ROBERT DUKE
The 178th ASHC History states that Mr. Morris was killed by small arms fire while on a final approach to Da Nang. The other pilot, Mr. Green, was also hit twice but was able to land the Chinook. The FE, Duke Enlow, lifted Mr. Morri's body off the collective, where he had slumped, and held him up until Mr. Green could get A/C 148 on the ground.
This record was last updated on 02/03/2021
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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021
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