Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09726
Incident number: G564ACD Accident case number: G564
Number killed in accident = 2 . . Injured = 2 . . Passengers = 0
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory
AC DL PABST
P 1LT BEASLEY WILLIAM RONALD KIA
G SP4 WILLIAMS LAWRENCE JR KIA
PLT APPARENTLY BECAME DISORIENTED IN NITE GROUND FOG STRUCK GROUND IN NEARLY LEVEL FLT ATTITUDE DURING ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF
While supporting Special Forces team C-3 at Bien Hoa. Beasley was pilot. Aircraft commander was WO1 Pabst. They attempted a take off at night with low ceiling. They crashed into an old French mine field. from 1997 VHPA reunion.
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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