unit history information
for MAG-16

For date 680213

MAG-16 was a US Marine Corps unit
HMH-463 was a US Marine Corps unit
HMM-265 was a US Marine Corps unit
HMM-361 was a US Marine Corps unit
Primary service involved, US Marine Corps
Quang Nam Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Marble Mountain
Description: The MAG-16 command chronology reported operations in the Chu Lai area were normal. In the Da Nang TAOR one HMM-265 CH-46A was hit at BT031615, no injuries; one HMH-463 CH-53A was hit YD795215, no injuries; one HMM-361 UH-34D was hit at AT983563 resulting in major injuries to pilot and minor injuries to co-pilot; a second UH-34D was hit at AT985561, no injuries; one VMO-2 UH-1E was hit at ZC193477, no injuries. MAG-16 units performed one emergency extraction of recon team "Barkeep" at 2100H.

The source for this information was MAG-16 Command Chronology 1-29 Feb

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