Helicopter UH-1C 66-00650


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00650
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00000343
Date: 06/12/1967
Incident number: 67061212.KIA
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0100 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 5 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, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI, 02 INJ . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
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, LNOF, 72881, JSIDR, CASRP, CRAFX, STMNT, FM23, KIAdb MGL (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
CE SP5 TAYLOR GARY LEE KIA
G SGT HURSE KENNETH CHARLES KIA
AC MAJ ARINK WILLIAM RES
P MAJ HALL THOMAS W RES

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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