Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 63-12968
Incident number: 0E665ACD Accident case number: 0E665
Unit: B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
Unknown this helicopter was Climbing 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)
The helicopter was hit in the Fuselage
Systems damaged were: HYDRAULIC SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI, 01 KIA . . Number killed in accident = 3 . . 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, 01031, MISC, CASRP (Operations Report. Miscellaneous. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
P WO1 NORVELLE CLYDE L JR KIA
AC WO1 HISEY TYRONE WADE KIA
G PFC THOMAS L V JR KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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