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  • Boeing-Vertol CH-46D

    This model is a version of 107M H-46 Sea Knight

    c/n 2415

    Year 1968

    Helicopter Boeing-Vertol CH-46D Serial 2415 Register 154808 used by US Marine Corps USMC. Built 1968. Aircraft history and location


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    1968-03-06BV-107M, c/n 2415, ff?
    accepted BuWepsRep, FR, Morton, PA as CH-46D 154808 06Mar68
    xfer HMM-263 28Mar68
    xfer H&MS-36 22Apr71
    xfer H&MS-36 CRAA 01Sep71
    xfer HMM-164 28Oct71
    xfer HMM-165 01Oct72
    xfer HMM-365, YM-00, unk
    noted during Operation Frequent Wind evacuating refugees from Saigon, RVN, Apr75
    further unit xfers unk
    conv CH-46E unk
    unit xfers unk
    xfer HMM-774, MQ-486, Oct07. HMM-164
    1970-03-0707mar70 as HMM-263 /EG-21 crashed into the sea off Phu Bai, Vietnam HMM-263

    notes My name is Ed Bohan. I was a TAD gunner on CH-46D EG-21 which crashed into the sea off Phu Bai. Helicopter # was 154808, c/n # was 2415. The squadron was HMM-263, MAG-16 at Marble Mountain AF. The date was 7 Mar 1970. This info comes from The POP-A-SMOKE USMC Combat Helicopter and TiltRotor Assoc.and is accurate. Capt. Gates, 1st Lt. Kamura, Sgt. Smith and Cpl. Austin gave all that day and are not Forgotten. Capt. Gates is MIA, Never Forget! My brother John d.2011 -cancer 25th INT. DIV. awarded P.H., (booby trap), miss you Jake! Paul Collins d.2016 R.V.N. vet U.S. Army, Billy Fisher died from infection acquired V.N.,U.S. Army. Friends from my immediate Hyde Park,MA neighborhood all served in Vietnam, Billy Potter USAF F-4 weapons Off. Donnie Mullen,we enlisted together and were at same duty stations all 3 years. Stevie Henry, Paul Carter both USMC KIA RVN. Bob and Scott Munroe USMC, Jimmy Moore, Hughie, Frankie,and Jackie Connerty, Marty Guilfoy, Jimmy McGowan,Bob Kenney and Bobby Vance with US Army Infantry. Richie Flippen ,Frankie Fanning, George Johnson and Bobby Buckley all in the USMC. George Adams was KIA RVN shortly after Parris Island from Plt. 2039,1967, came from western part of MA. Eddie McCauley enlisted with Don Mullen and myself we all went to Cathedral High School in Boston with Richie Flippen who enlisted with Terry Kelly. Terry and Eddie were from Dorchester, Ma. Rich Gale came from Hyde Park but not my neighborhood, we worked at Fenway Park as vendors. One rough,tough,streetwise teenager, who gave All in the RVN and won the Navy Cross. Look up Navy Cross winners, Richie is on the list and it's worth the read. I always think it should have been the MOH but I know he still had to be a wiseass to his seniors but he always had your back when it hit the fan. I live in Florida now and love it but they can hang my ashes on a wall in the MA National Cemetery. I am proud to be from Boston and my Patriotic Neighborhood All gave some and some gave All !

    Boeing-Vertol CH-46E Sep82 conv to CH-46E
    2012-08AKNGU HMM-774 /MQ-436
    Jun14 still HMM-774

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