Helicopter UH-1H 67-17597


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-17597
The Army purchased this helicopter 0668
Total flight hours at this point: 00002014
Date: 09/20/1970
Incident number: 70092022.KIA
Unit: C/158 AVN
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YD112731
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:
P WO1 BALDWIN LARRY GLENN KIA
P 1LT FINN ALBERT MAURICE KIA
CE SGT FELTS DAN OWEN KIA
G SGT DOTSON WILLIAM THOMAS III KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
SP4 APELLIDO RAYMOND HUGH, AR, PX, KIA
SP4 GALLINA ANTHONY JOSEPH, AR, PX, KIA
SP4 GRAY DALE ALAN, AR, PX, KIA
PFC RITCHIE GLENN GARLAND JR, AR, PX, KIA
SGT SIDES HAROLD ERWIN, AR, PX, KIA


War Story:
The team being inserted was Team 1-8, P Company, 75th Rangers. In addition, the crash site was immediately secured by a platoon from Alpha 1/61 Infantry who lost two men to a mortar barrage on the crash site - platoon leader 1LT Richard H. STUBE and PFC Michael T. LINVILLE.

This record was last updated on 03/15/2007


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