Helicopter UH-1H 66-16680

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16680
The Army purchased this helicopter 0767
Date: 05/18/1970
Incident number: 70051820.KIA
Unit: B/7/1 CAV
at 10 feet and 0 knots.
South Vietnam
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: War Story as related by a witness. Also: Bernie Goldenzweig ()
Summary: Had just inserted ARVNs in LZ. Got hit while at a hover. Flew to Tan An aid station where dustoff picked up pilot and took him to 24th

Crew Members:

War Story:
This aircraft was chalk 3 on an ARVN insertion. The flight went into the LZ 21 times. Flight lead was Richard Thompson. Bernie S. Goldenzweig was the aircraft commander of chalk 3. After they dropped off the ARVNs, they did a hovering 180 degree turn then got hit while at a hover. Bernie flew to Tan An aid station where Crouch was picked up by a Dustoff and taken to the 24th EVAC. Bernie then flew to Vinh Long to check out the aircraft and to clean it out with a fire hose. from Bernie Goldenzweig and Richard Thompson, July 2000.

This record was last updated on 08/08/2000

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