Helicopter UH-1F 65-07932

Information on U.S. Air Force helicopter UH-1F tail number 65-07932
Date: 03/31/1967
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.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YB549190 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PYB549190)
Unknown groundfire.
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

Crew Members:

War Story:
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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