Airplane Crash - Near Quang Tri, South Vietnam 04/02/1969

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Quang Tri, South Vietnam


Date04/02/1969
Time12:40
LocationNear Quang Tri, South Vietnam
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Army
TypeBoeing Vertol CH47C (helicopter)
Registration67-18523
Aboard78
Fatalities24
Ground0
SummaryAs the helicopter was taking off in a vertical climb, there was a loss in rotor speed and the aircraft touched down on the edge of a ravine and rolled over causing the rotor blades to strike the ground and a fire to erupt.

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