unit history information
for MAG-16

For date 680227

MAG-16 was a US Marine Corps unit
HMH-463 was a US Marine Corps unit
VMO-2 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 area, two VMO-2 UH-1Es were hit, one at AT987575, no injuries; one HMH-463 CH-53A was hit at AT788533, no injuries; one HMM-265 CH-46A was hit at BT005576, no injuries. 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

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023