Helicopter UH-1H 69-15704


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 69-15704
The Army purchased this helicopter 0970
Total flight hours at this point: 00000841
Date: 05/25/1971
Incident number: 71052543.KIA
Unit: A/227 AVN
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YB998176
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 MAJ ADAMS WILLIAM EDWARD KIA
P CPT CURRAN JOHN DEHAAS KIA
CX SP4 LITTLETON JOHN WAYNE KIA
CE SP4 ROBINSON MELVIN KIA
G SP4 DURAND DENNIS CHARLES KIA


War Story:
SP4 John Wayne Littleton was crew chief on 67-17760 for CPT Larry Dewey, member of the 92nd Avn Co. He survived this shoot down and crash of 67-17760 that killed CPT Dewey and SP4 Lubbehusen then escaped and evaded to Firebase 5 where he was rescued by MAJ Adams in 69-15704. 69-15704 was then shot down killing all on board. From John Tucker, July 2000.

This record was last updated on 08/18/2000


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