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Date: 13 June 1968
Aircraft type: O-2A Skymaster
Serial Number: 67-21415
Military Unit: 20 TASS, 504 TASG
Service: USAF
Home Base: Da Nang
Maj David George Brenner (KIA)

An O-2 FAC (call sign Jake 4) was on its way to a mission when the aircraft collided with a UH-1D helicopter (66-01016) of the Army’s 174th Aviation Company near Quang Ngai. The Huey had just taken off from LZ Dottie and was manoeuvring to avoid machine gun fire when it collided with the O-2 at about 1,000 feet. Maj Brenner was killed when his aircraft crashed into a canal as were the four crew and three infantrymen on board the helicopter. One of the dead was Lt Col F A Barker, CO of the 4th Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment.

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