unit history information
for MAG-16

For date 680111

MAG-16 was a US Marine Corps unit
HMH-463 was a US Marine Corps unit
Primary service involved, US Marine Corps
Quang Nam Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Marble Mountain Air Facility
Description: The MAG-16 command chronology reported the wreckage of the missing CH-53A aircraft was sighted by search aircraft at YD234260, no apparent survivors. Adverse weather conditions precluded a serach of the crash site until 19 Jan when a recon team was inserted. The aircraft suffered severe burn damage and there was no possibility of survivors.

The source for this information was MAG-16 Command Chronology 1-31 Jan

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