Helicopter UH-1H 67-17460


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-17460
The Army purchased this helicopter 0468
Total flight hours at this point: 00000607
Date: 12/24/1968
Incident number: 68122424.KIA
Unit: 92 AHC
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BP185001
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC CW2 OZBUN JAMES D KIA
P WO1 ROSS ROGER ALAN KIA
CE SP4 BROOKS LEE MURRAY KIA
C SP4 DEVORE KENNETH ROY KIA


War Story:
The crew of the 92 AHC helicopter was supporting ARVNS south of Dalat. On the morning of the 24th while on takeoff from a remote landing area they hit high tension wire at about 100 feet. The aircraft caught fire and all were killed on impact. My crew was in the area and saw the smoke and helped evacuate. CW2 Gary Mills, 92 AHC out of Dong Ba Thin, Dec 1998.

This record was last updated on 12/17/1998


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