Helicopter CH-46A 150960


Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter CH-46A tail number 150960
Date: 06/11/1968
Incident number: 68061164.KIA
Unit: HMM-164
South Vietnam
Casualties = 03 KIA . .
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA, KIAMAIN, 1500 Feet Over Vietnam by Bruce Lake (Operations Report. )
Summary: Hit by friendly artillery fire at 500 feet while carrying a sling load. Crashed inverted.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC 1LT ZAMORSKI GLENN JOHN KIA
P DN JONES
C CPL LERMAN CONRAD KIA
C SGT TEMPLETON RAYMOND WOODROW KIA


War Story:
The aircraft broke in two while still in the air and fell to the ground upside down. Somehow the co-pilot survived this crash. Taken from 1500 Feet Over Vietnam by Bruce Lake.

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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