Military - U.S. Army

Military - U.S. Army Wednesday April 2, 1969
As 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.

Crash Details

DateWednesday April 2, 1969
LocationNear Quang Tri, South Vietnam
Passengers73
Crew5
Fatalities24
Survivors54
Aircraft TypeBoeing Vertol CH47C (helicopter)
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Army
Registration67-18523
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Quang Tri, South Vietnam
Military - U.S. Army
Boeing Vertol CH47C (helicopter)
1969