Helicopter UH-1B 63-08707

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08707
Date: 06/29/1965
Incident number: 65062929.KIA
Unit: A/502 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0300 feet and 070 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 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 Forward area
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 11215, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )

Crew Members:

War Story:
The helo tail number was 63-8707, Outlaw 11 "Sugar Foot". Dennis was KIA on June 29, 1965 while flying as a door gunner with the Outlaws. He had only been in country 20 days. He was part of a "shotgun group" from the 25th INF sent over to be door gunners. Jim Donnelly

This record was last updated on 04/30/2009

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