Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-13979
Incident number: 0D159ACD Accident case number: 0D159
Unit: 197 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 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)
Systems damaged were: OIL SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 DOI, 03 INJ . . Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 3 . . 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, 01527, CRAFX, CASRP (Operations Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
P CPT CLARK DONALD ROBERT KIA
P CW PH RHOADS
CE E5 R ANDERSON
G E2 FJ COOPER
The original coordinates of the crash site for this incident was XS633880 called in at 0500 hrs shortly after the shoot down occured. These coordinates were adjusted at 0620 by a Capt. Evans and was given as XS629884. From Mark Raab at email@example.com
This record was last updated on 09/02/2005
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Date posted on this site: 05/26/2019
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