Helicopter CH-46A 152536


Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter CH-46A tail number 152536
Date: 08/20/1967
Incident number: 67082020.KIA
Unit: HMM-164
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 18 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Left Side
Systems damaged were: DRIVESHAFT, HYDRAULIC SYS, FLT CONTROLS, COMM SYS, ARMAMENT, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 KIA, 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 70499, NSC, TWIX, CH46, JSIDR (Naval Safety Center. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )

Crew Members:
C LCP BAUCHIERO HAROLD KIA


War Story:
Sources have indicated to the VHPA that this is the aircraft and event in which LCPL Bauchiero died while serving with HMM-164.

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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