Helicopter UH-1D 65-09936

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09936
The Army purchased this helicopter 0666
Total flight hours at this point: 00000276
Date: 10/22/1966
Incident number: 66102222.KIA
Unit: 116 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Troop Extraction , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 20 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: N/R
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, 00745, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )

Crew Members:

War Story:
I was the A/C of the aircraft Bill was in when he was killed. We did not crash. It happened near Cu Chi, South Vietnam. He was a W-1. He left a wife and three children (two girls and a boy). He was from Meridian Mississippi. I flew him to the med evac pad at Cu Chi where he was given medical treatment. The doctor at Cu Chi requested he be flown to Saigon where they had head trama people to try to save Bill. I than flew him to Saigon. From: Stan Perry

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