Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-14045
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.
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.
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. )
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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