Helicopter HH-43B 59-1562


Information on U.S. Air Force helicopter HH-43B tail number 59-1562
Date: 07/19/1969
Incident number: 69071919.KIA
Unit: 38 ARRS
Thailand
UTM grid coordinates: QQ190029
Casualties = 02 KIA, 01 INJ . .
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA, WWW PEDROAIRRESCUECHOPPER NET (Operations Report. )
Summary: HH-43B was destroyed by blast and flying debris when a crashed and burning B-52 blew up.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P MAJ DAVIS WARREN K KIA
PJ TSG COHEN HARRY KIA


War Story:
More information at http://WWW PEDROAIRRESCUECHOPPER NET. It states that on July 19, 1969 HH-43B #59-1562 was destroyed by blast and flying debris when a crashed and burning B-52 blew up. Two of the Pedro crewmembers, Major Warren K. Davis and TSgt. Harry Cohen, were killed in the crash and one was severely injured. Since we find Cohen in the WALLCAS table, the following information from the geocities website can be questioned. MGL 8/2005 More information at http://www.geocities.com/~pedro71/ Unit: Det. 12, 38th ARRSQ.(Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron) 3rd ARRGp. (3rd Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group) Location: Utapao AB, Thailand Crew Members: Pararescueman (PJ) Technical Cohen, Harry M. - KIA; Pararescueman (PJ) this PJ survived. He was blown out of the aircraft. He was very seriously injured. He returned to being a PJ. He is now a missionary in Vietnam. He is a physician's assistant and runs a medical unit. AFSC (MOS): Davis - 1025C; Cohen - A92370

This record was last updated on 08/30/2005


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