Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08567
Incident number: 0C809ACD Accident case number: 0C809 Total Loss Accident
Unit: 197 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Ground Movement,
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK 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. (7.62MM)
causing an Explosion.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 04 DOI . . Number killed in accident = 5 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 1
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, 01513, CRAFX, CASRP (Operations Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Summary: Shot down 1/2 mile south of Ben Cat.
Loss to Inventory
P 1LT MANGOLD CARL JOSEPH KIA
AC 2LT GUTIERREZ GEORGE JR KIA
CE SP5 EBERHARDT WILLIAM HENRY KIA
G PFC ARCAND DONALD LEONARD KIA
Passengers and/or other participants:
X2 UNK, PAX, 5
This record was last updated on 10/27/2011
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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021
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