66-19066, Boeing build number B-324, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 8 March 1967. 66-19066 accumulated 3,655.9 aircraft hours.

   At some point, 66-19066 was assigned to A Company - "Wildcats", 228th Assault Support Helicopter Battalion (ASHB), 1st Cavalry Division through at least 1968.

   On 24 April 1968, 66-19066 was transporting a sling load while on a resupply mission. While in the landing phase at approximately 200 feet above ground level, 66-19066 received small arms fire from the ground that damaged the aircraft and killed one crewmember - Door Gunner PFC Caballero.

   On 11 September 1985, 66-19066 was inducted into the D model program and converted to 85-24359.

   The last known location of 66-19066 was at Boeing during the conversion.

   Aircraft status: Converted to D model.



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          This aircraft was crewed by:


          PFC David Joe Caballero, Door Gunner, 1968 (KIA)


          SP5 Robert Bartlett, Flight Engineer, 1967


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