Helicopter CH-47A 63-07908

Information on U.S. Army helicopter CH-47A tail number 63-07908
Date: 09/18/1965
Incident number: 65091818.KIA
Unit: 202 ASHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 10 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: FUEL SYS, STRUCTURE, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
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: LNOF, 05001, CH47, CASRP, TWIX (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Casualty Report. )

Crew Members:

War Story:
This unit was deployed to Vietnam at 202 ASHC then was converted to C/228 ASHB 1 CAV.

This record was last updated on 09/13/2009

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