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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154430
 
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Date:26-AUG-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing CH-47B Chinook
Owner/operator:US Army
Registration: 67-18445
MSN: B.415
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:20
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kham Duc, SVN -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by enemy fire while on final approach (1) "when ferrying troops out...and dropped into troops...at least two Americans on ground were known dead, seven wounded and 30 were listed as missing".
(2) Four of five crew members and 20 troops killed. Only one crew survivor.

Sources:

(2)- JF Baugher
(1) The Victoria Advocat 27 August 1970, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2013 22:21 Uli Elch Added
27-Jan-2022 21:58 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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