October 03, 1968 : Twenty-four die in Army helicopter accident

Introduction

At Camp Evans, 11 miles north of Hue, 24 U.S. military personnel die when a U.S. Army CH-47 helicopter collides with an American C-7 Caribou transport aircraft. All aboard both aircrafts perished. Meanwhile, U.S. planes severed roads in more than 20 places, destroying over 75 supply vehicles in the heaviest raids over North Vietnam since July 2.

Article Details:

October 03, 1968 : Twenty-four die in Army helicopter accident

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    History.com Staff

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    History.com

  • Year Published

    2009

  • Title

    October 03, 1968 : Twenty-four die in Army helicopter accident

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    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/twenty-four-die-in-army-helicopter-accident

  • Access Date

    December 13, 2017

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    A+E Networks