Bell UH-1H Iroquois- Las Cruses, NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 32° 20.057 W 106° 45.046
13S E 335222 N 3578836
Quick Description: This Bell UH-1H Helicopter is at the center of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Veterans Park - Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 5/26/2022 8:39:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM167FZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
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Long Description:
Veterans Park hosts many memorials, covering nearly every conflict in American history. This Bell UH-1H Iroquois Helicopter (nicknamed the "Huey") is on display at the large Vietnam Veterans Memorial. This particular aircraft flew 1024 hours in combat. This example wears the "Medicav" red and white cross. An information plaque to the northwest of the memorial gives the history of this particular chopper.
Type of Aircraft: (make/model): Bell UH-1H

Tail Number: (S/N): 68-15285

Construction:: original aircraft

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): Veterans Park

inside / outside: outside

Access restrictions:
Park Hours

Other Information:: Not listed

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