CH-47A destroyed at Red Beach in the Republic of Vietnam, tail number unknown.

          Unknown Chinook destroyed by mortar fire at Red Beach, RVN.



             66-19062, Boeing build number B-320, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 27 February 1967. The administrative strike date was 7 February 1968. 66-19062 accumulated 508.0 aircraft hours.

   At some point, 66-19062 was assigned to the B Company - "Longhorns", 228th Assault Support Helicopter Battalion (ASHB) - "Winged Warriors", 1st Calvary Division, in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN), where it remained until it was lost due to enemy action.

   On 7 February 1968. 66-19062 received enemy mortar fire while on the ground at Red Beach and burned.

   The last known location of 66-19062 was in the Republic of Vietnam.

   Aircraft status: Destroyed.



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