Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-00983
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000539
Incident number: 67052727.KIA
Unit: 116 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0010 feet and 015 knots.
Helicopter took 12 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: FLT CONTROLS, ENGINE, PERSONNEL, ELECTRICAL SYS
The armor protecting the personnel was NOT effective.
Casualties = 01 KIA, 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P2, 72801 ()
P 1LT DAY PETER EVAN KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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