Helicopter UH-1B 63-08711

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08711
Date: 08/18/1965
Incident number: 65081888.KIA
Unit: HHT/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0300 feet and 085 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BS692921 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 49PBS692921)
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 Windshield causing Spalling.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 KIA, 01 INJ, 02 W . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any 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, 01300, CASRP, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Summary: Crewmember was KIA while supporting Hotel 2/4's insertion into LZ BLUE at BS692921.

Crew Members:

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998

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