Helicopter UH-1D 65-09710


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09710
The Army purchased this helicopter 0366
Total flight hours at this point: 00000825
Date: 06/23/1967
Incident number: 67062323.KIA
Unit: 176 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0200 feet and 060 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 2 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: PERSONNEL
Casualties = YES . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all 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, 72962 ()

Crew Members:
AC WO1 HARVEY MICHAEL GAIL KIA
P WO1 HAMMOND THEODORE JAMES


War Story:
WO1 Harvey and Hammond had been recently infused from the 48 AHC. Neither had been assigned as an aircraft commander so they took turns when they flew together. Harvey decided it was his turn as aircraft commander so he switched seats with Hammond. Harvey was wounded and died later that day.

This record was last updated on 04/20/2019


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