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263 Crash Nov 1969

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  • 263 Crash Nov 1969

    The guest named «Doc Borcicky Richard Borcick» with the email address said:
    How can I find out about Medevac helicopter cash I was in with HMM-263 on the night of Nov 12, 1969 or very early morning on Nov 13...? The helicopter was destroyed... I don\\\'t have the air craft number that was on the side as it was burned up. I do have photos showing the front with showing 263. That photo was taken by Dr Davis which was your flight surgeon back them... What I need to know is what brought it down? I was told it was shot down but I never received the final word...

    Pilot was Ty Lewis the crashed on night medevac- Korean C P north of Barrier Island ...sandy LZ

    Please any help ..

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    I have been in contact with Ty Lewis (he is not a member of Pop-A-Smoke) about this accident. He confirmed that he was involved with this night medevac accident and approved me to copy and paste this comment: "Steve,

    That was indeed me. We were not shot down. We just went IFR in the sand and hit a berm.