64-13139, Boeing build number B-111, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 6 July 1965. The administrative strike date was 7 February 1968. 64-13139 accumulated 1,446.0 aircraft hours.

   In 1968, 63-13139 was the first Chinook in the 228th Assault Support Helicopter Battalion (ASHB) to reach the 1,000 flight hour Periodic Examination (PE).

   At some point in 1968, 64-13139, while assigned to B Company - "Longhorns", 228th ASHB - "Winged Warriors", in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN), was lost due to combat action. 64-13139 was struck by mortar fire on the ground at Landing Zone (LZ) Red Beach. The aircraft burned.

   The last known location of 64-13139 was in the Republic of Vietnam.

   Aircraft Status: Destroyed.



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          This aircraft was crewed by:


          SP5 Robert Rex, FE, 1966 - 1967.


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