Photos Courtesy of Earl Baldwin
155th AHC, Ban Me Thuot

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In April 69, Joker gunship 043 lost power on take-off from Ban Me Thuot and crashed into a school building. 

Ed Monhollen, Aircraft Commander and Gun Team Lead, was badly injured. This ended his tour as he was med-evac'd out.

"Louie" Lewis was also injured.  He returned to Ninh Hoa some time later sporting a broken arm. 



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Taken at Dong Ba Thin sometime in June 69.

Note the peace symbol hanging on the rocket sight --- the interpretation is thought to be either "Kill For Peace" or "I Want A Piece"


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