Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter CH-46D tail number 152560
Incident number: 69051010.KIA
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Logistics Support mission for Troop Lift
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0050 feet and 015 knots.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (12.7MM, 7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, ENGINE
Casualties = 06 DOI, 08 INJ . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: JSIDR, MISC, NSC (Naval Safety Center. Miscellaneous. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )
Summary: Believed to be the HMM-262 CH-46D which crashed on land due to hostile causes.
Loss to Inventory
G CPL GIBSON PETER KIA
C CPL WHEELER KENNITH WAYNE KIA
Passengers and/or other participants:
PFC BROUSSARD GERALD GENE, MC, PX, KIA
PFC MROSEWSKE ROY JAMES, MC, PX, KIA
LCP MANNEROW PAUL DAVID, MC, PX, KIA
LCP LARKINS VIRGIL LEE, MC, PX, KIA
PFC GIORDANO DANIEL J III, PX, KIA
This record was last updated on 09/01/2007
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Date posted on this site: 05/26/2019
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