Helicopter UH-1B 64-14045


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-14045
Date: 05/17/1966
Incident number: 0E774ACD Accident case number: 0E774 Forced Landing without damage Accident
Unit: 161 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
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 Left Side
Systems damaged were: FLT CONTROLS, STRUCTURE, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA, 01 INJ . . Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 0
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft took off, fully flight capable.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some mission objectives.
costing 0
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 01094, CRAFX, CASRP (Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )

Crew Members:
AC CW PE HOPKINS
P CPT WRIGHT ARTHUR P KIA
CE E4 DW HOPPS
G E4 L PRESSLEY

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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