Helicopter CH-21C 55-04212


Information on U.S. Army helicopter CH-21C tail number 55-04212
Date: 08/30/1963
Incident number: 06868ACD Accident case number: 06868 Total Loss Accident
Unit: 118 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Equipment Section
Systems damaged were: FLT CONTROLS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = YES . . Number killed in accident = 2 . . Injured = 2 . . Passengers = 0
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Additional crash damage
costing 250540
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, CH21P, 00316 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CPT WENZEL JAMES EDWARD KIA
AC 1LT LANG TIMOTHY MICHAEL KIA
CE E3 JA MARTINO
G E4 J PARHAM

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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