66-00084, Boeing build number B-216, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 1 August 1966. The administrative strike date was 26 December 1973. 66-00084 accumulated at least 1,866.0 aircraft hours.

   At some point, 66-00084 was assigned to the 237th Vietnamese Air Force (VNAF), in the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam), and remained there until it was lost due to enemy action.

   On 26 December 1973, 66-00084 was on a troop insertion and extraction mission. At approximately 200 feet above ground level, the aircraft came under heavy enemy fire. 66-00084 crashed and burned. The Pilot and Copilot were wounded.

   The last known location of 66-00084 was in the Republic of Vietnam.

   Aircraft status: Shot down in combat.



          This aircraft was piloted by:


          1LT Le-Quan-Tien, 1973.


          1LT Dang-Duc-Cuong, 1973.


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