Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13796
The Army purchased this helicopter 0965
Total flight hours at this point: 00001027
Incident number: 66101414.KIA
Unit: 71 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0040 feet and 030 knots.
Helicopter took 3 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
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: UH1P1, 00698, COMLT, CASRP, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
P WO1 PRUHS ROBERT L KIA
This record was last updated on 11/13/2006
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