AH-1 Cobra attack Helicopter Historical

AH-1 Cobra attack Helicopter Historical (HM1Y3E)

Location: Breckenridge, MN 56520 Wilkin County
Country: United States of America

N 46° 16.099', W 96° 35.264'

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AH-1 Cobra helicopter serial number 67-1565 saw action in the Vietnam War with D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Air Calvary. This aircraft was damaged on three different occasions while flying combat missions from 1968 to 1970. Two former crew members of Cobra 67-15650, Capt. Alvie J. Ledford and Warrant Officer William C. Pierson III, were later killed in action while flying a different aircraft. Their names appear on the side of their former aircraft to honor their sacrifice.
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HM NumberHM1Y3E
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Date Added Monday, May 1st, 2017 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14T E 685880 N 5126688
Decimal Degrees46.26831667, -96.58773333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 16.099', W 96° 35.264'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 16' 5.94" N, 96° 35' 15.84" W
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Area Code(s)218
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-546 Beede Ave, Breckenridge MN 56520, US
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