Information on U.S. Air Force helicopter HH-3E tail number 64-14233
Incident number: 67021637.KIA
Unit: 37 ARRS
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Rescue of Persons
While in Operations Area this helicopter was in Descent at UNK feet and UNK knots.
Helicopter took 40 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 Windshield
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, MAIN ROTOR SYS, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 KIA, 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
DONG HA recovered the helicopter.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: SIF, 6690 (Incidents converted from the fixed-wing data base. )
Summary: Sources indicate that this was the 37th ARRS HH-3E in which Cpt Pullara was killed.
P CPT PULLARA ANGELO KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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