Helicopter UH-1H 70-15863


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 70-15863
The Army purchased this helicopter 0571
Total flight hours at this point: 00000686
Date: 05/02/1972 MIA-POW file reference number: 1839
Incident number: 72050210.TXT
Unit: F/4 CAV
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YD370428
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Reference Notes. Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: 1839 ()
Summary: Destroyed by SA-7 while assisting elements of F/4 rescue two AF pilots and one AF FAC. During the mission, a second Huey was shot down
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
CE SP4 MORGAN CHARLES VERNON KIA
G SP4 PORTERFIELD DALE KYETTE KIA
AC CW2 JESSE WILLIAM CLIFTON KIA
P WO1 PETRILLA JOHN JOSEPH JR KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
CPT BERKSON JOSEPH MIKE, AR, PX, KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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