Helicopter UH-1H 68-16059


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-16059
The Army purchased this helicopter 0769
Total flight hours at this point: 00000096
Date: 09/03/1969
Incident number: 69090330.KIA
Unit: A/227 AVN
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT889994
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC WO1 HANNA DAVID RUSSELL KIA
P WO1 TITTLE WILLIAM EDWARD KIA
CE SP5 COLLINS MICHAEL LEE KIA
G SGT ALFORD MARK CARL KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
MAJ BRITZ RONALD JOSEPH, AR, PX, KIA
LTC BROUMAS ANDRE GEORGE, AR, PX, KIA
CPT GENWRIGHT MC KENZIE W, AR, PX, KIA
CPT NESTERAK NORMAN LOUIS, AR, PX, KIA


War Story:
from MACV Summary for Sep 69 (Texas Tech 1070202001a.pdf p16): "An Army UH-1 helicopter was downed by enemy fire 8 miles NE of Quan Loi in Binh Long Province, destroying the aircraft, and killing seven [sic] people aboard."

This record was last updated on 08/05/2008


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