unit history information
for 119 AHC
101 ABN
4 INF DIV

For date 700512


119 AHC was a US Army unit
101 ABN was a US Army unit
4 INF DIV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Incident reference: 70051219.BAT This information is available on CD-ROM.
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Plei Djereng
Description: The 119th unit history states the Gators once more flew to Plei Djereng to support the 101st Airborne and the 4th Inf Div with resupplying of troops inside Cambodia. All CAs today were cold with negative contact with the enemy. Gator 362, piloted by WO Vansworth, crashed. He was brought down by 51 cal fire ten miles west of Pleiku. Cobra gunships concentrated all of their fire power into the enemy positions and expended before a medevac ship could attempt in extraction.
Comments: WO Vansworth; 119 AHC AC; ;

The source for this information was 119th Sup Hist by CW2 Oliver & W01 Wiggin (covered 1970)


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