Crash Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-23G tail number 62-03822
On September 8, 1967 U.S. Army helicopter OH-23G tail number 62-03822 crashed into trees and a stream as a result of fuel exhaustion due to faulty gauges. The pilot WO1 Gaylord L. Westbay and passenger SP4 Russell G. Garrison were pinned in the wreckage. While a second passenger left the crash site to seek help, NVA forces arrived, killing the pilot and passenger, and pilfered the aircraft. [Taken from vhpa.org]
The Philadeelphia Inquirer - September 14, 1967
Garrison, son of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Garrison, was a 1964 graduate of Woodstown High School. He enlisted in the Army in October, 1966 and was sent to Vietnam last May.