KIA INCIDENT: 19690228 VMO-6 Vietnam

Brothers (& Sisters) Killed in Action in USMC Helicopters or while assigned to USMC Helicopter or Tiltrotor Squadrons

19690228 VMO-6 Vietnam

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Incident Date 19690228 VMO-6 UH-1E 152424+ - Hostile Fire, Crash

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Sanchez, Edward Charles LCpl Crew VMO-6 PROVMAG-39 1969-02-28 (vvm 31W:096)
Keeble Jr., Edwin Augustus 1stLT Pilot VMO-6 PROVMAG-39 1969-02-28 (vvm 31W:094)
Jacobsgaard, David Keith Capt Co-Pilot VMO-6 PROVMAG-39 1969-02-28 (vvm 31W:093)
Brencich, William Joseph LCpl Crew VMO-6 PROVMAG-39 1969-02-28 (vvm 31W:088)


SANCHEZ EDWARD CHARLES : 2303538 : USMC : LCPL : E3 : 6319 : 21 : JUNCTION : TX : 19690228 : hostile, crash, land : Crew : body recovered : Quang Tri :02 : 19480129 : Cauc : Roman Catholic/married : 31W : 096
KEEBLE EDWIN AUGUSTUS JR : 0101191 : USMCR : 1stLT : O2 : 7563 : 24 : NEW YORK : NY : 19690228 : hostile, crash, land : Pilot : body recovered : Quang Tri :02 : 19441012 : Cauc : Protestant/married : 31W : 094
JACOBSGAARD DAVID KEITH : 095223 : USMCR : CAPT : posthumous promotion : O2 : 7563 : 24 : GARDNER : IL : 19690228 : hostile, crash, land : Copilot : body recovered : Quang Tri :02 : 19441121 : Cauc : Protestant/married : 31W : 093
BRENCICH WILLIAM JOSEPH : 2324026 : USMC : LCPL : E3 : 6341 : 20 : CREST HILL : IL : 19690228 : hostile, crash, land : Crew : body recovered : Quang Tri :02 : 19480516 : Cauc : Roman Catholic/single : 31W : 088

Incident Details

SEAWORTHY 99-2 was downed by heavy enemy anti-aircraft fire while escorting other helicopters in the Operation Dewey Canyon area. No one survived the crash. Grid ref YD140028

Submitted by: Sid Nanson, Independent Researcher, UK, 20130224

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