Date: April 02, 1969
Time: 12:40
Location: Near Quang Tri, South Vietnam
Operator: Military - U.S. Army
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Boeing Vertol CH47C (helicopter)
Registration: 67-18523
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 78   (passengers:73  crew:5)
Fatalities: 24   (passengers:23  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: As the helicopter was taking off in a vertical climb, there was a loss in rotor speed and the aircraft touched down on the edge of a ravine and rolled over causing the rotor blades to strike the ground and a fire to erupt.

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