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Richard D. Lakin Collection (1198) Finding Aid

Item Number: 11980000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of original and photocopied documents and photographs from the Department of the Army's investigation of an aircraft accident at Katum airfield, South Vietnam on January 2, 1968 when a UH-1C helicopter crashed into two UH-1H helicopters while attempting to land under poor visibility conditions.

Dates

  • 07 August 2003
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.2
Pages
1
Location(s)
Individual Collections-L, Photograph Collection
  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D058.5 ]]

Inventory

  • Correspondence between Edward L. Sitzer, Jr. and the Department of the Army, Office of the Judge Advocate General, 1972-1973
  • Department of the Army, Headquarters, 145th Combat Aviation Battalion, Special Orders Number 5, January 5, 1968
  • Department of the Army, Headquarters, 145th Combat Aviation Battalion: Collateral Investigation of Aircraft Accident Involving three Aircraft, 1 UH-1G 66-686, 2 UH-1H 66-16061, 66-16036, on 2 January 1968; January 21, 1968
  • Certificate from the Department of the Army, 68th Assault Helicopter Company, January 4, 1968
  • Statements Concerning the Aircraft Accident on 2 January 1968 Involving 1 UH-1C 66686 and 2 UH-1H 66-16061; 66-16036, January 6, 1968
  • Aircraft Inspection and Maintenance Record for UH-1C 66-686, Janaury 2, 1968
  • Army Aviator's Flight Record for UH-1C 66-686, 68th Assault Helicopter Company, January 2, 1968
  • Individual Flight Record - Army Aviator for James Richard Radcliff
  • Individual Flight Record - Army Aviator for Edward Louis Sitzer, Jr.
  • Department of the Army, 539th Transportation Company (GS): Estimated Cost of Damage to UH-1C, 66-686, January 16, 1968
  • 605th Transportation Company: Estimate Cost of Damage to UH-1H S/N 66-1061, January 17, 1968
  • Department of the Army, 573rd Transportation Detachment, 145 Combat Aviation Battalion: Estimated Cost of Damage to UH-1D, 66-16036, Janaury 19, 1968
  • DA Form 2397-5 Continvation Sheet
  • Department of the Army, 68th Assault Helicoter Company: Army Aircraft Accident Involving UH-1C(A) SN: 66-686, January 12, 1968
  • Photograph Captions from the Aircraft Accident Site at Katum Airfield, January 2, 1968
  • Litigation Division Action Closing Case, December 30, 1969
  • Report of Proceedings by Investigating Officer
14
Photographs

VA031604 - VA031617

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Pub Credit Line
11980000000, Richard D. Lakin Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 07 Aug 2003 [Updated: 13 Nov 2017]