USMC/Combat Helicopter & Tiltrotor Association | Add your comments for this incident

USMC/COMBAT HELICOPTER & TILTROTOR ASSOCIATION - KIA DATABASE
USMC/COMBAT HELICOPTER ASSOCIATION
Brothers (& Sisters) Killed in Action in USMC Helicopters or while assigned to USMC Helicopter or Tiltrotor Squadrons in Vietnam



690228   VMO-6     Vietnam

Incident Date 690228 VMO-6 UH-1E 152424+ Hostile Fire, Crash

[CREW]
Brencich, William Joseph LCpl Crew VMO-6 PROVMAG-39 690228 (vvm 31W:088)
Jacobsgaard, David Keith Capt Co-Pilot VMO-6 PROVMAG-39 690228 (vvm 31W:093)
Keeble Jr., Edwin Augustus 1stLt Pilot VMO-6 PROVMAG-39 690228 (vvm 31W:094)
Sanchez, Edward Charles LCpl Crew VMO-6 PROVMAG-39 690228 (vvm 31W:096)


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

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

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

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


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


USMC/COMBAT HELICOPTER & TILTROTOR ASSOCIATION