92ND ASSAULT HELICOPTER COMPANY
THESE BRAVE MEN HAD THEIR LIVES TAKEN IN THE PURSUIT OF FREEDOM FOR THE VIETNAMESE PEOPLE
On night gun run flew too low to ground, hit tree and exploded.
Hostile fire while in support of Task Force South in Bao Loc.
OCTOBER 27, 1968 STALLION UH-1H 66-16504
Crashed in bad weather enroute to medivac a sick soldier with A/3/506 Inf.
DECEMBER 24, 1968 STALLION UH-1H 67-17460
Downed by enemy fire near Dalat/Lien Khuong airfield.
JUNE 6, 1969
Ground Casualty due to hostile fire
SP5 WHITE, MELVIN E. (Windsor, SC) 23W-94 Shot in head during T/O from LZ. Crew survived the crash. Photo
Died of wounds suffered during crash on May 6, 1970.
Crashed in perimeter minefield at Bao Loc.
Hit by RPG and exploded on short final.
SP4, LUBBEHUSEN, GERALD M. (Phoenix,AZ) 3W-53
MAY 25, 1971 A/227AHB/1CAV UH-1H 69-15704
Shot down after rescue from Firebase 5. John had survived crash of May 24,1971
SP4 LITTLETON, JOHN W. (Flagstaff,AZ) 3W-54
"War drew us from our homeland
In the sunlit springtime of our youth.
Those who did not come back alive remain
in perpetual springtime -- forever young --
And a part of them is with us always."
-- Author Unknown