SIGHTING OF TWO U.S. HELICOPTER PERSONNEL KILLED ATTEMPTING TO ESCAPE CR ASH SI

Created: 1/1/1973

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CLEAR PLASTIC BUE3LEE .Kg SHOT DCKN IK CANBODIa NEAR SYST ROUTE SECURITY6 TRANSPORTATION 8ATTAL JON* VIET CO NOARYVC JHF. HELICCPUR HAS IN THE MOJW CF ATTACKING TKEWITH OTHERnotherD THO "CCBRA" GUNS HI PS* AND ONE 'CCrfXANS" : -j

TAHICTURE OF A HI3 HEX ICpPTER

AS SIMILAR TO THE "COMMAND" HELICOPTER HEHE OTHER AIRCRAFT REMAINED inA AND CONTINUED THE ATTACK-AFTER THE HELlCOFTffl

WAS DCHNEO, EW DAYS LATER.LEARNED FROM

THAT THE OTHER HELICOPTER SIMILAR IN APPEARANCE HAD ALSO BEEN HiT ANDR BAYANAL CYC. TUYEN.H; DISTRICT, KI EN TUONO PROVINCE. SVN.

VCETERS FROM THE CRASH SiTE> ODSSRVEO. PERSONNEL FLEEINGUM MO. HELICOPTER,

ONE HAS KILLEDROSSFIRE ABOUT SIX HE TEAS FROM THECTKSR HAS FOUND HIDINGTREAM ABOUTEIfeRS<:AIRCRAFT AND HAS SHOT AND KILLED AS HE ATTEMPTEDOLA? LEADER OF THEOMPANY, THAT CFST COMPANYH BODIES BY BOaT TO OADETERS FROM THEKHERENTENDED TO BURY THEM, BEFORE THEYSOME KHMER INSURGENTS (KI) PERSONNELHEY HAD SHOT.MUM THE HELICOPTER AND THAT ThSTO THEM. AS THE.AREA WAS UNDER TERRITORIALST COMPANY SuR PEND8RED THE BODIES' AND ATH3URS THE FOLLOWING DAY, THE KI CARRIED THE BODIES

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3. ne3 "heobserve di at close range*The booy of the kan killed in crossf:re'. k= has

CAUCASIAN, aboutEaRS old*H HETERSilos. hvd longOUND FACE AND kors ! . GREEN FLIGHT EW

^BBimW TH"THAN: STA gold BAND and THAT IT HAD BEEN STOLENIETNAMESEWHO LIVED KEAR THE CRASH;

4, tke other CASUALTY WAS Al so0 METERS TALL, WEIGHT about BD KILOS. HE had AHIGH, WRINKLED FOREHEAD, WAS BALD, KOREA GREEN FLIGHTa wist WATCHCUARE, black face, ARROW-typeA KHlTE WRISTBAND. HE WAS arkedCALIB=RHAD ABOUT us s3 d INLUMBER OF JN his hallet i

HOWN th= album DF PRISONERS OF WaRIN SOUTHEAST ASIA BUT WAS UNABLE to IDENTIFY EITHER' 1 TKs TH0

. 5. (FIELD COMMENT, THE FOLLOWING IS the JOIN" CASUALTY' : :

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