Above - Film strip showing the Huey burning on Kangaroo Pad and just after the explosion.
Photos supplied by Tom Williams, 547 Sig Tp.
- Burning Huey bits on Kangaroo Pad just after the explosion.
Note: the soldier still taking cover in the right foreground.
Photo supplied by Tom Williams, 547 Sig Tp.The PDF file below is from the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) recording the lost of the Huey UH-1C Bandit Gunship (65-09551) at Nui Dat on the 12 Aug 1968. The Aircraft Commander, Loel Letts and Pilot, Nicolas Alexander were both Warrant Officers. No details have yet been located on the other two crew members, the Crew Chief and the Gunner. Sadly CWO Nicolas Alexander was KIA near the Cambodian border on the 27 Nov 1968 when the Bandit gunship (66-15015) he commanded was shot down.