RAN Helicopter Flight Vietnam (RANHFV) is attached to the US Army 135th Assault Helicopter ...

Accession Number NAVY19694
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 35mm safety base
Maker RAN Public Relations
Place made Vietnam: Bien Hoa Province
Date made c May 1969
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

RAN Helicopter Flight Vietnam (RANHFV) is attached to the US Army 135th Assault Helicopter Company, at the Bearcat Base in Bien Hoa Province, South Vietnam. R59629 Leading Airman Aircrewman (LACM) Noel Ervin Shipp shows movies almost every night to Australian and American servicemen at the base. LACM Shipp was killed in action during gunship operations on 31 May 1969.

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