Helicopter UH-1D 66-01128


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-01128
The Army purchased this helicopter 0167
Total flight hours at this point: 00000533
Date: 02/08/1968
Incident number: 68020818.KIA
Unit: 135 AHC
South Vietnam
Casualties = 04 KIA . .
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Summary: Believed to be the Huey in which four died from the 135th AHC.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC CPT FLEER ROBERT DEAN KIA
P WO1 MOORE GLENN DOUGLAS KIA
CE PFC LABUDA ROBERT ALAN KIA
G SP4 CAVANAUGH RICHARD FRED KIA


War Story:
The crash was caused by heavy small arms fire. Bob, Glen and the gunner were heavily hit . The crew chief was killed in the crash. They were chalk 5 and I was chalk 6. I identified the remains the next day after we recovered the bodies. Tom Rudolph, dingy@snowhill.com

This record was last updated on 11/11/1999


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