Information on U.S. Air Force helicopter UH-1F tail number 65-07932
Incident number: 67033120.KIA
Unit: 20 SOS
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Troop Extraction
While in PickUp Zone this helicopter was at Hover at UNK feet and 000 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: YB549190 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PYB549190)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Down in Trees
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, CASRP, OPREP, PACAF, 07130, added KIA by MGL (Pacific Air Force. Operations Report. Casualty Report. )
Summary: Hit by ground fire during resupply mission.
Loss to Inventory
P MAJ BALDWIN ROBERT LANOUE KIA
The Air Force casualty file states that the copilot, a CPT whose name was marked out in the report, sustained a gunshot wound in the left side of the wrist. The pilot died of a penetrating wound in the abdomen as a result of hostile fire.
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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Date posted on this site: 11/13/2023
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