63-07913, Boeing build number B-067, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 29 August 1964. The administrative strike date was 29 January 1966. 63-07913 accumulated 133.0 aircraft hours.

   At some point, 63-07913 was assigned to B Company - "Longhorns", 228th Assault Support Helicopter Battalion (ASHB), in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN).

   On 29 January 1966, 63-07913 was lost due to an accident.

   The forward transmission froze inflight about 5 miles north of Phu Cat while transporting a slingload of JP-4 and the aircraft crashed inverted. The entire crew of five perished in the crash.

   The last known location of 63-07913 was in the Republic of Vietnam.

   Aircraft status: Crashed.



          This aircraft was piloted by:


          CW2 Frank Roop, Aircraft Commander, 1966 (KIA)


          CPT William R. Hardin, Pilot, 1966 (KIA)


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          This aircraft was crewed by:


          SP5 Claude T. Turner, Flight Engineer, 1966 (KIA)


          SP6 Charles J. Bair, Crew Chief, 1966 (KIA)


          SP4 Richard E. Arnold, Door Gunner, 1966 (KIA)


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