Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09793
Incident number: 66070515.KIA
Unit: A/502 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Anti-Aircraft Artillery; Gun launched explosive ballistic projectiles equal to or greater than 20 mm in size. (57MM RR)
The helicopter was hit in the Right Side causing a Blast.
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
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, MISC, CRAFX (Operations Report. Miscellaneous. Crash Facts Message. )
Loss to Inventory
P 1LT ROBERTS JERRY ARDELL KIA
AC CPT REUTER NEIL GEORGE KIA
G SP4 MAYHAIR WILLIAM HERBERT KIA
Hit by a recoiless rifle round in a hot LZ and burned. The crew chief survived.
This record was last updated on 05/17/2009
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