Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00615
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00000199
Incident number: 67041717.KIA
Unit: ARMY AVN DIV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0600 feet and 080 knots.
Helicopter took 1 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 Left Side
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
SAIGON 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: LNOF, 72526, CASRP, JSIDR, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
P CPT MCBRIDE FITZ-RANDOLPH BU KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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