unit history information
MAG-36 was a US Marine Corps unit
For date 660204
VMO-6 was a US Marine Corps unit
Primary service involved, US Marine Corps
Operation DOUBLE EAGLE
Quang Ngai Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Description: In support of DOUBLE EAGLE, MAG-36 reported at 1540 eight UH-34D's escorted by two UH-1E's lifted 150 troops of Golf 2/4 from a marginally secured zone at BS796328 back to the BSA. One UH-1E had a tail rotor shot away and crash landed in the vicinity of the pick up zone. Security was provided for the downed bird throughout the night and it was lifted back to the BSA the following morning. Rainy weather hampered flight operations throughout the majority of the day.
The source for this information was HQ MAG-36 Combat After Action Rpt 20 Mar 66
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