Vietnam War – UH-1D Combat Crew Chiefs – 250022-01 | Footage Farm Ltd



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[Vietnam War – UH-1D Combat Crew Chiefs, 16-20Mar66]
Slate: 16Mar66. From inside UH-1D as soldiers board. LS people on path across meadow / field. Man out onto rocky riverbed View of clear river & rapids as helicopter rises, door gunner silhouetted. AVs, jungle, smoke rising from signal flares w/ UH1D on ground.
18:01:09 Slate: 16Mar66. Aerial over jungle. UH-1D on ground; others in valley, fuel bladders in fg.
18:01:46 View past gunner w/ chopper leaving base & airstrip.
18:01:56 Helicopter on ground in CU, crew chief inspects aircraft & M-60 MG.
18:02:17 Slate: 17Mar66. CU dragon insignia on side of UH-1D. AVs, door gunner at his position swiveling machine gun as copter flies over jungle.
18:02:48 VS, crew chief inspects & performs maintenance on copter.
18:03:21 Slate: 17Mar66. From inside copter over jungle; hovers over grass. Flying low over canyons. it lands & troops rush off on grassy ridge. View of landing helicopter in wide valley.
18:04:09 View past gunner over mountainous canyons & ridges.
18:04:17 MS, injured man arrives on motorized mule; helped aboard copter.
18:04:33 INT, copter as man helped off to aid station. UH-1D takes off past jeep ambulance & other equipment.
18:04:56 Door gunner in position as copter flies over jungle. AVs alongside second UH-1D.
18:05:33 Slate: 20Mar66. Shots of UH-1D over jungle & door gunner firing into jungle. Gunner firing from within camera copter, gunner throws smoke grenades & fires M-60 MG.
18:06:39 Slate: 20Mar66 MCU of UH-1D flying intercut w/ machine gunner throwing flares & firing.
18:07:44 Slate: 20Mar66 From copter over base.
18:08:06 Crew chief removing M60 MG from copter., pilots out. VS crew chiefs sitting relaxing, talking & smoking. CUs.
18:09:17 MS sign: “Headguarters A Company 229th Aslt Hel Bn.” w/ insignias. Barracks behind. MCU of sign, A Co Winged Assault.
Military Daily Life; Patrolling; Army 1st Air Cavalry;
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2 thoughts on “Vietnam War – UH-1D Combat Crew Chiefs – 250022-01 | Footage Farm Ltd

  1. Bill C-Kole says:

    Where can we find royalty free footage? Thanks for all the historic video ! 1st Air Cav! 🙏. Glad it’s available. History, learn from it….

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