66-00112, Boeing build number B-244, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 5 October 1966. The administrative strike date was 29 May 1971. 66-00112 accumulated at least 1,751.0 aircraft hours.

   At some point in the early 1970s, 66-00112 was transferred to the 237th Helicopter Squadron, Vietnamese Air Force (VNAF), in the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) and remained there until it was lost in combat.

   On 29 May 1971, 66-00112 received enemy ground fire and took hits in the flight controls closet. A fire erupted and the crew jettisoned the sling load that was under transport. The aircraft autorotated to the ground. The airframe was consumed by the post crash fire. Two crew members suffered burns.

   The last known location of 66-00112 was in the Republic of Vietnam.

   Aircraft status: Shot down in combat.



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