Helicopter UH-1B 63-08709


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08709
Date: 06/16/1965
Incident number: 0C274ACD Accident case number: 0C274 Total Loss Accident
Unit: A/502 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at 0100 feet and 058 knots.
South Vietnam
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. (12.7MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 INJ, 02 DOI . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Exploded
costing 193648
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, 01172, CRAFX, CASRP, JSIDR (Operations Report. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P MAJ SANFORD JACKIE WILLARD KIA
P O3 FR BISCH
CE SP5 MORITZ MICHAEL P KIA
G E6 GIACCHINO

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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