Helicopter UH-1E 154962


Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter UH-1E tail number 154962
Date: 07/21/1968
Incident number: 68072111.KIA
Unit: VMO-2
South Vietnam
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: Received AW fire, crashed and burned during a recon mission.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P 1LT GLOER DAVID LAWRENCE KIA
AC 1LT LURIE ROBERT MICHAEL KIA
G SGT FOSTER WILLIAM HENRY KIA
CE LCP NORSWORTHY JIMMY LAYNE KIA


War Story:
The HML-167 command chron page 6 addresses the incident and states that the aircraft and one crewman (Norsworthy) belonged to VMO-2 while the other three aircrew were HML-167. Page 7 lists the three HML-167 KIAs by name. The VMO-2 command chron p7 lists Norsworthy by name. Their SITREP for 21 July states they did fly a cover mission for a downed helo (UH-1E 154962 per UTM) but does not mention a VMO-2 loss.

This record was last updated on 07/10/2010


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