Military - U.S. Army

Military - U.S. Army Tuesday May 6, 1969
As the helicopter was taking off, the landing gear became entangled in some wire which dragged the aircraft down and caused it to fall over a cliff.

Crash Details

DateTuesday May 6, 1969
LocationNear Chon Thanh, South Vietnam
Passengers69
Crew5
Fatalities30
Survivors44
Aircraft TypeBoeing Vertol CH47A (helicopter)
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Army
Registration66-19029
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Chon Thanh, South Vietnam
Military - U.S. Army
Boeing Vertol CH47A (helicopter)
1969