65-07967, Boeing build number B-139, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 24 November 1965. 65-07967 accumulated 3,962.5 aircraft hours.

   At some point, 65-07967 was assigned to the 179th Assault Support Helicopter Company (ASHC) - "Shrimp Boats", located at Pleiku, in the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam).

   At some point, (approximately 1968) 65-07967 was assigned to the 154th Aviation Company, located at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

   In June 1969, 65-07967 was assigned to Korea.

   At some point 65-07967 was assigned to the 19th Aviation Company located at Camp Humphreys.

   On 17 December 1969, 65-07967 experienced a flight into inadvertent Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC). With the aircrew disoriented, the aircraft descended approximately 2700 feet before recovering.

   During the procedure, 65-07967 suffered from a rotor overspeed, airframe over-stress, and an engine over-torque condition resulting in the conduct of 120 days of maintenance before becoming flyable once again.

   On 9 July 1986, 65-07967 was inducted into the D model program and converted to 86-01667.

   The last known location of 65-07967 was at Boeing during the conversion.

   Aircraft status: Converted to D model.



          This aircraft was piloted by:


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          This aircraft was crewed by:


          SGT Mike Cucci, March 1967 - March 1968.


          SP5 Larry Scott, FE, 1969 - 1970.


          SP4 Robert Gardner, CE, 1970.


          SP4 UNK Strange, CE, 1970.


          SP? Dave Matheny, FE, 1970.


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