|64-13108 departing on it's last flight out of Phu Loi in the Republic of Vietnam - 1970.|
| 64-13108, Boeing build number B-080, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 23 December 1964. 64-13108 accumulated 3,202.5 aircraft hours.
On 10 October 1965, 64-13108, while on a mission in support of sling load relocation of artillery, was struck by small arms fire in the left side, damaging the fuel system and structure. The aircraft was repaired in theater. Unit of assignment is unknown.
64-13108 was on bailment to Bell Helicopter, headquartered in Fort Worth Texas, from an unknown start date through October 1966.
In November 1966, 64-13108 was transferred to the Army Aviation Division, 6th Army, Test and Evaluation Command (TECOM), headquartered at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah.
In September 1967, 64-13108 was transferred to the 388th Transportation Company in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN).
On 21 January 1968, 64-13108, at 1,102.0 aircraft hours, during a combat mission, was struck by small arms fire in the passenger cargo section, damaging the fuel system. The aircraft was repaired in theater.
In March 1968, 64-13108 was transferred to the 147th Assault Support Helicopter Company (ASHC) - "Hillclimbers" in the RVN.
In November 1968, 64-13108 was transferred to the 520th Transportation Battalion, 34th Group, in the RVN.
In December 1968, 64-13108 was transferred to the 205th ASHC -"Geronimos", in the RVN.
On 9 May 1970, 64-13108 received damaged by a rocket while parked on the ground in an unprotected location. The helicopter was recovered.
In November 1970, 64-13108 was transferred to the 166th Transportation Company, in the RVN.
In December 1970, 64-13108 was transferred to the New Cumberland Army Depot (NCAD), 1st Army, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for maintenance.
In January 1972, 64-13108 was transferred to the 154th Aviation Company, 5th Army, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
In August 1972, 64-13108 was transferred to the 178th ASHC - "Boxcars", 5th Army, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
In April 1973, 64-13108 was transferred to the 190th Aviation Company, 6th Army, Kansas Army Reserve, Olathe, Kansas.
In February 1975, 64-13108 was transferred to the New Cumberland Army Depot for maintenance, storage, and awaiting disposition through at least December 1975.
On 27 September 1983, 64-13108 was inducted into the D model program and converted to 83-24125.
The last known location of 64-13108 was at Boeing during the conversion.
Aircraft status: Converted to D model.
|The Aft Pylon of Chinook 64-13108. Notice the streamlined rear section of the pylon, which was blunted on later versions to improve stability. Also, the earlier versions of the Rotor Blades, metal at the time, and the Lag Dampener (shock absorbers) are plainly visible in the photograph.|
|This aircraft was piloted by:|
|CW2 Daniel A. Pynn, 27 October 1969 - 13 March 1970.|
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|This aircraft was crewed by:|
|SP5 Curtis H. Bartholomew, FE, 1970.|
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