Helicopter AH-1G 68-15073


Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-15073
Date: 12/04/1970
Incident number: 70120420.KIA
Unit: HML-367
South Vietnam
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Engine Compartment
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA, Walt Pinkerton (Operations Report. )
Summary: Was hit by enemy fire in Da Nang bay while checking out some boats. Engine quit. Crashed in the bay.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P 1LT LASSITTER JOHN IRVING KIA
P WE PINKERTON

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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