| 62-02131, Boeing build number B-047, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 29 January 1964. 62-02131 accumulated 2,683.3 aircraft hours.
At some point, 62-02131 was assigned to the 147th Assault Support Helicopter Company (ASHC) - "Hillclimbers" in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN) through March 1967.
On 14 January 1966, 62-02131, while operating in support of a sling load rescue and recovery mission for a downed aircraft, was struck by small arms fire in the fuselage, damaging the fuel system and structure. The aircraft was repaired in theater.
On 28 January 1966, 62-02131 was involved in a forced landing without damage, details unknown.
On 14 September 1966, 62-02131, while enroute to relocate artillery by sling load, was struck by small arms fire in the bottom, injuring personnel and damaging the structure. Although one person was wounded in action, the flak vests protecting personnel were effective. The aircraft was repaired in theater.
On 14 September 1966, 62-02131, while in the landing zone (LZ) during a rescue and recovery sling load mission in support of a downed aircraft, was struck by small arms fire in the mid area, damaging the structure. The aircraft was repaired in theater.
On 20 September 1966, 62-02131, while on a maintenance test flight, was struck by small arms fire in the aft area, damaging the main rotor system. The aircraft was repaired in theater.
In April 1967, 62-02131 was transferred to the Army Aeronautical Depot Maintenance Center (ARADMAC), 4th Army, later known as Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD), Corpus Christi, Texas, for maintenance.
In February 1968, 62-02131 was transferred to the 177th ASHC, 3rd Army, Fort Benning, Georgia.
In August 1968, 62-02131 was transferred to the U. S. Army Aviation School, Fort Rucker, Alabama.
In July 1971, 62-02131 was transferred to the National Guard (WQUKAA).
In December 1975, 62-02131 was transferred to Aviation Systems Command (AVSCOM) and loaned to the Langley Research Center in support of NASA.
At some point, 62-02131 was possibly in storage at Davis Monthan through about December 1991.
On 28 February 1992, 62-02131 was inducted into the D model program and converted to 92-00287.
The last known location of 62-02131 was at Boeing during the conversion.
Aircraft status: Converted to D model.
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