Helicopter CH-46D 152560


Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter CH-46D tail number 152560
Date: 05/10/1969
Incident number: 69051010.KIA
Unit: HMM-262
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.
South Vietnam
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.
Burned
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

Crew Members:
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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