Helicopter UH-1H 68-16057


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-16057
The Army purchased this helicopter 0869
Total flight hours at this point: 00000200
Date: 11/04/1969 MIA-POW file reference number: 1516
Incident number: 691104011ACD Accident case number: 691104011 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 192 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Phan Thiet in South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 2 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 3
costing 318554
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Reference Notes. Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Also: 1516 ()
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CPT CASTRO ALFONSO ROQUE KIA
P CW2 ANDERSON JOHN STEVEN RR
CE SSG ROACH MARION LEE KIA
G SP6 KENNEDY ALLAN GORDON KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
SSG MEDARIS RICK EGGBURTUS, AR, PX, KIA
SSG PAYNE JOHN ALLEN, AR, PX, KIA
SP5 BAUER RICHARD GENE, AR, PX, KIA


Accident Summary:

 ON 4 NOVEMBER 1969 AIRCRAFT DEPARTED 48TH AVN CO PAD LOCATED AT NINH HOA, RVN AT 1125 HOURS ENROUTE TO THE 155TH AVN CO LOCATED AT BAN ME THOUT, RVN. THIS WAS THE LAST KNOWN CONTACT WITH THE AIRCRAFT. AT APPROXIMATELY 1800 ON THE EVENING OF 4 NOVEMBER 1969, AND AFTER AN EXTENSIVE RAMP CHECK WAS MADE AT NINH HOA, RVN, BAN ME THOUT, RVN AND PHU HIEP, RVN, AIRCRAFT 68-16057 WAS REPORTED TO 10TH AVIATION BATTALION (COMBAT) AS MISSING.\\

This record was last updated on 09/20/1998


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