Helicopter UH-1B 63-08737


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08737
Date: 12/18/1965
Incident number: 65121828.KIA
Unit: 1 BDE 1 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 19 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size.
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, STRUCTURE, FLT CONTROLS, ELECTRICAL SYS, COMM SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 03 INJ, 01 DOI . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, UH1P1, 01533, CRAFX, CASRP, BELL (Operations Report. Bell Helicopter. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
PX SP5 CLEMMONS JACK ELLIOTT KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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