Helicopter UH-1D 65-12881


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-12881
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00000140
Date: 02/02/1967
Incident number: 67020202.KIA
Unit: 283 MED DET
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 0800 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT967268
Helicopter took 5 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (14.5MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS, ENGINE
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
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, UH1P2, 72154 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC CPT FULGHUM JOE RAYMOND JR KIA
P 1LT ZIMMERMAN ALAN HARRY KIA
CE PFC JOHNSON PHILIP HARRY KIA
MD SP4 MARTINEZ THOMAS MICHAEL KIA
MD CPT RUNION MARION GILMER KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
PFC MORA LUIS GUILLERMO, AR, PX, KIA

This record was last updated on 08/17/2009


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