unit history information
for MAG-16

For date 680222

MAG-16 was a US Marine Corps unit
HMH-463 was a US Marine Corps unit
HMM-265 was a US Marine Corps unit
Primary service involved, US Marine Corps
Incident reference: 68022222.KIA This information is available on CD-ROM.
Quang Nam Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Marble Mountain
Description: The MAG-16 command chronology reported operations in Chu Lai area were normal. In the Da Nang area two HMM-265 CH-46As were hit, one at BT078517, no injuries, one at ZC1966, no injuries. At the Khe Sanh airfield, two HMH-463 CH-53As were hit, no injuries in one but the second aircraft received major damage resulting in two fatalities, one major injury and two minor injuries to the crew. One H&MS-16 O-1G received artillery fragments at Khe Sanh airfield. Search and rescue operations continued for the missing HMH-463 CH-53A.

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

Additional information is available on CD-ROM.

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