Helicopter UH-1H 67-17349

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Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-17349
The Army purchased this helicopter 0368
Total flight hours at this point: 00000988
Date: 01/14/1970
Incident number: 70011414.KIA
Unit: A/101 AVN
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YC458960
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC WO1 RIZZO JOHN MICHAEL JR KIA
CE SP4 SCHWUCHOW GERALD LEE KIA
G SP5 TURNER CLARENCE S III KIA
P LT CARLSON TOM  RESCUED


War Story:
LT Tom Carlson was thrown from the aircraft  in the crash he was the only survivor in this incident.

This record was last updated on 02/29/2008
 


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The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-17349
It is provided here as an ESTIMATE of the history of this helicopter and is not intended to be the final authority.
This helicopter was purchased by the US Army in 0368.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6803   0    0 3300   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804   0    0 3300   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM    
6805  91   91 3241   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY 
6806  93  184 3241   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6807  62  246 3241   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC          
6808  56  302 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6809  42  344 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6810  60  404 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6811  43  447 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6812  41  488 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6901  14  502 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6902  20  522 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6903  28  550 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6904  26  576 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6905 237  813 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6906  49  862 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6907  22  884 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6908  23  907 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6909  15  922 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6910  17  939 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6911  12  951 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6912  37  988 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     

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RIZZO JOHN MICHAEL JR

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Name: WO1 John Michael Rizzo, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/14/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 21.8
Date of Birth: 03/13/1948
Home City: Oceanside, NY
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: A/101 AVN 101 ABN
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Flight class: 69-1
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14W-034
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 67-17349
Service number: W3164192
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 100B = Utility/Observation Helicopter Pilot
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 04/09/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 09/18/2004
 

 

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