Information on Air America helicopter 204B tail number N8511F
Incident number: 690814AA.KIA
Unit: AIR AMERICA LAOS
This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
The station for this helicopter was Plain of Jars in Laos
Casualties = 02 KIA . .
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: War Story as related by a witness. Also: Sid Nanson, Air America KIA related documents, Allen Cates ()
Summary: Main rotor blade before crashing.
Loss to Inventory
PI CPT GRAMMER NORMAN A KIA
FM WOODS GLEN R KIA
Destroyed on a ferry flight from Vientiane to Long Tieng, Laos, on 14 August 69, killing Captain Norman A. Grammar and Flight Mechanic Glen R. Woods; the rotor hit a hill due to a mechanical failure or to the bad weather, and the aircraft crashed and burned.
From: Sid Nanson
This record was last updated on 11/06/2013
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