66-19050, Boeing build number B-308, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 2 February 1967. The administrative strike date was 1 April 1967 or 19 February 1968. 66-19050 accumulated 491.0 aircraft hours.

   At some point, 66-19047 was assigned to the 179th Assault Support Helicopter Company (ASHC) - "Shrimpboats", located at various times at either Dong Ha, Phu bai, or Camp Holloway, Pleiku, in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN).

   On 1 April 1967 or 4 November 1968, while assigned to the 179th ASHC, 66-19050 was lost due to enemy action. The complete details are unknown.

   While on a mission, 66-19050 received large caliber fire in one engine. The engine failed and the aircraft crashed and burned. There were no fatalities, but all crewmembers were injured.

   The last known location of 66-19050 was in the Republic of Vietnam.

   Aircraft status: Shot down in combat.



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