Helicopter UH-1B 64-00135


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-00135
Date: 10/20/1965
Incident number: 65102010.TXT Accident case number: 0D021 Total Loss Accident
Unit: 119 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 04 DOI . . Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
costing 193648
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 11522, CASRP, CRAFX (Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Summary: Was shot down by heavy AW fire while escorting a medevac ship into Plei Me.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 MACKLIN RONALD WAYNE KIA
P WO1 KNOWLTON DON GLENN KIA
CE SP5 RACINE FRANKLIN DOUGLAS KIA
G SP5 MCDONIAL WESLEY KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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