Helicopter UH-1H 66-16871


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16871
The Army purchased this helicopter 0967
Total flight hours at this point: 00001945
Date: 01/08/1970
Incident number: 70010808.KIA
Unit: 114 AHC
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: WS620588
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Summary: Crashed in the Mekong River.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
G SP4 BARNES WILLIAM EDWARD KIA
CE SP5 KLEPPIN KENNETH THOMAS KIA
P WO1 BUTCHER GALE W JR KIA
AC CW2 BROWN STEVEN MERLE KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
2LT COLE WAYNE MICHAEL, AR, PX, KIA
CPT COPPERNOLL DAVID WILLIAM, AR, PX, KIA
MSG RAPPAPORT HAROLD KENNETH, AR, PX, KIA
EM1 MITCHELL JAMES CARROLL JR, NA, PX, KIA

This record was last updated on 11/06/2004


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