64-13158, Boeing build number B-130, was a CH-47A helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 29 October 1965. 64-13158 accumulated 842.0 aircraft hours.

   At some point, 65-13158 was assigned to the 178th Assault Support Helicopter Company (ASHC) - "Boxcars", in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN).

   On 16 August 1967, 64-13158 was lost due to an accident.

   While on a combat re-supply mission, the Rotor RPM drooped during takeoff from a Landing Zone (LZ). The Rotor Blades hit the trees during the forced landing. The aircraft impacted the ground and the Aft Cabin area caught fire. Although the aircraft was destroyed by fire, there were no fatalities.

   The last known location of 64-13158 was in the Republic of Vietnam.

   Aircraft status: Crashed.



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