Incident 72042705.KIA


Information on Vietnam Air Force helicopter UH-1H tail number
Date: 04/27/1972
Incident number: 72042705.KIA
Unit: VNAF
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: WS789148 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PWS789148)
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: VNAF (South Vietnamese Air Force. )
Summary: VNAFHuey flown by COL Sowers and VNAF BGen to retrieve a FAC aircraft. Cable broke flying into rotors causing crash. Need to verify.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC COL SOWERS ROBERT LEE KIA
P BG NGUYEN ANH HUY KIA

This record was last updated on 10/20/2018


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