unit history information
for 155 AHC

For date 660527


155 AHC was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Incident reference: 0E854ACD This information is available on CD-ROM.
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Oasis
155 AHC losses were 2 KIA, 2 WIA
Aircraft lost in 155 AHC were 1 UH-1D
Description: The 155th Aviation Company unit history states that tragedy struck during a troop lift south of Pleiku near Oasis. WO Eugene W. Caswell was killed when the aircraft he was flying failed to clear tall trees in the takeoff path from a confined area and crashed. Crew chief, PFC Robert C. Luce, and gunner, PFC Richard E. Dabney Jr., were severly burned in the crash and required medical evaucation to Nha Trang. PFC Dabney subsequently died on 3 June while enroute to the Army hospital in San Antonio, TX.
Comments: WO CASWELL EUGENE WILLIAM; AC; KIA; PFC DABNEY RICHARD EARL JR; gunner; KIA; PFC Luce, Robert C.; CE; WIA;

The source for this information was STAGECOACH, History of the 155th AVN by 1LT Heydenberk & WO Coke


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