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Timeline 66-16222, August 30, 1967

 

188th

base camp

 

Restivo

Spearman

Schorr

Smith

Cu Chi

1st Flight


**Restivo shot

Spearman

Schorr
Smith

Landed

 

12th Evac

dropped off Restivo

2nd Flight

 

Spearman

*Hayes
Schorr

**Smith shot

Landed

 

12th Evac

dropped off Smith

Moved chopper from 12th Evac to staging area to get fuel

***Schorr injured sent back to 188th base camp

3rd Flight

 

Spearman

*Hayes
*Miller

*&**Sondey shot

Landed

 

Hard landing no
hydraulic 66-16222 out of service

 

 

 

(Per Miller)

66-16222 was Chinook-ed back to Dau Tieng

 

 

 

 

 

(Per Miller)

* = Replacement
** = Shot

*** = Injured out of action

The names above are the people that flew as aircraft commander, pilot, crew chief or door-gunner.
The *, **, and *** indicate if they replaced someone, got shot or injured that day.



I was there and I know what happened, the timeline above lays out the true facts.
I flew as the crew chief and I was there – if you were there and have any new information about that day contact me, I will listen.