Helicopter CH-46D 153361


Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter CH-46D tail number 153361
Date: 04/14/1969
Incident number: 69041414.KIA
Unit: HMM-364
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
While in PickUp Zone this helicopter was Landing at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: HYDRAULIC SYS, OIL SYS, TRANSMISSION, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 04 DOI, 03 INJ . . Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Ultimate crash and burn - aircraft is capable of sustaining flight for a limited time after the incident, but finally results in crash and burn
costing 0
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, NSC, CH46, JSIDR, CASRP (Naval Safety Center. Operations Report. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory and Helicopter was not recovered

Crew Members:
AC 1LT NICKERSON MICHAEL KENT KIA
G SGT GENDRON ROBERT MICHAEL KIA
MD HM2 SPERB WILLIAM LYLE KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
LCP BANISTER JOHN EDWARD, MC, PX, KIA

This record was last updated on 06/29/2000


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