Helicopter UH-1D 63-12988


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 63-12988
Date: 05/06/1966
Incident number: 0E654ACD Accident case number: 0E654 Total Loss Accident
Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Troop Extraction , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BS855100
Helicopter took 2 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 03 KIA, 01 WIA . . Number killed in accident = 2 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
costing 239921
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, 01112, MISC, CASRP, CRAFX (Operations Report. Miscellaneous. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC WO1 ENGMAN DARWIN HAROLD KIA
P WO1 LAWHON CHARLES R KIA
CE E5 TL SIPP
G E5 W WILLIAMS
G SP4 THOMAS STEPHEN EVANS KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
SGT SODERSTROM WILLIAM E, OG, AR, KIA
SSG REGO JOHN H, OG, AR, KIA

This record was last updated on 07/17/2014


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