Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter UH-34D tail number 148762
Date: 12/03/1965 MIA-POW file reference number: 0203
Incident number: 65120310.KIA
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Logistics Support mission for Resupply
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 2000 feet and UNK knots.
UTM grid coordinates: BY031273
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (14.5MM)
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 13 DOI . .
The helicopter made an Emergency Landing. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Ultimate crash and burn - aircraft is capable of sustaining flight for a limited time after the incident, but finally results in crash and burn
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Reference Notes. Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: 0203, NSC (Naval Safety Center. )
Loss to Inventory
AC CPT RILEY KIRK IRWIN KIA
CP 1LT JOHNSON STANLEY GARWOOD RR
G CPL DEMPSEY WARREN LEIGH KIA
CE CPL WHITE ROBERT HENRY KIA
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