unit history information
for MAG-16

For date 680216

MAG-16 was a US Marine Corps unit
HMM-265 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 AT990600. Attempts were made to recover the CH-46A left in the field overnight but due to heavy enemy fire in the area of the downed aircraft and an engine failure of a recovery aircraft, the attempts were unsuccessful.

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

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023