Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-14047
Incident number: H537AACD Accident case number: H537A
Unit: 161 AVN
The station for this helicopter was Tuy Hoa in South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 4 . . Injured = 0 . . 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 CPT BRYANT DONALD RAY KIA
P CPT MCNABB JERRY WAYNE KIA
CE CPL BINDER FREDRICK MARLTON KIA
C PVT GOFORTH JACKIE LEE KIA
Aircraft 64-14047 and UH-1B 65-09486 were involved in a mid-air collision. Aircraft 047 took off in a northwest heading, aircraft 486 had taken off in a westerly heading and made a right turn to a nowthwest heading. This put the aircraft on a collison course which resulted in a mid-air collison. Both aircraft crashed and burned.
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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Date posted on this site: 11/13/2023
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