unit history information
for A/7/17 CAV

For date 700509


A/7/17 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Camp Holloway
A/7/17 CAV losses were 1 KIA
Aircraft lost in A/7/17 CAV were 1 OH-6A
Description: A/7/17th Cav reported their Scouts were on a recon mission when the lead ship received intense fire and crashed. The observer was killed. The Guns made their runs and the results were 4 NVA killed and a small hootch and bunker complex totally destroyed. After the extraction of the observer's body, the mission was cancelled.

The source for this information was A/7/17 history by WO1 Charles E. Smith III


Additional information is available on CD-ROM.

Please send additions or corrections to: Gary Roush Email address: webmaster@vhpa.org


Return to panel index

Return to Helicopter Pilot KIA index

Return to VHPA Home Page

Copyright © 1998 - 2021 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association

Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021