Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08667
Incident number: 0B775ACD Accident case number: 0B775 Total Loss Accident
Unit: 114 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0300 feet and 070 knots.
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (14.5MM)
causing an Explosion.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 04 DOI . . Number killed in accident = 4 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
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, UH1P1, 01009, CASRP, CRAFX, JSIDR (Operations Report. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
AC 1LT RUPCIC RAYMOND ELLSWORTH KIA
P CPT TUCKER CHARLES GILBERT KIA
CE SP4 JONES CLARENCE LLOYD KIA
G SGT TORRES-RIVERA RAFAEL KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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