Helicopter CH-46A 154043


Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter CH-46A tail number 154043
Date: 03/07/1970 MIA-POW file reference number: 1568
Incident number: 70030707.KIA
Unit: HMM-263
Over Water
UTM grid coordinates: ZD000065 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48QZD000065)
Casualties = 04 KIA, 01 WIA . .
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. Also: 1568, POPASMOKE INCIDENT ()
Summary: Crashed in the ocean while serving as a chase for a VIP Huey. One Gunner survived
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CPT GATES ALBERT HENRY JR BNR
CP 1LT KIMURA KAY KAZU KIA
CE CPL AUSTIN GLENN FREDERIC KIA
G SGT SMITH ANDREW WILLIAM KIA

This record was last updated on 08/07/2000


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