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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 259790
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:30-AUG-1962
Time:
Type:Vertol H-21 (2x)
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
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MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Saigon, SVN -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
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Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two H-21 shot down by Communist groundfire in the rugget mountains of the north central highlands. The four US and two SVN occupants suffered serious injuries. US military spokesman declined to say if the helicopters recovered or abandoned.

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 31 August 1962, p1


Revision history:

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