Information on U.S. Army helicopter CH-47A tail number 66-00122
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00000273
Incident number: 67081988.KIA
Unit: 196 ASHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Logistics Support mission for Resupply , to Forward Area.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 2500 feet and 095 knots.
Helicopter took 7 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: ELECTRICAL SYS, STRUCTURE, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some mission objectives.
Aircraft repaired on the spot with tools and parts on hand
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 07163, CH47 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )
FE SP5 JACOB RANDALL GORDON KIA
Aircraft was hit by hostile fire and landed. FE was setting up a defense perimeter when he was killed by automatic weapons fire.
This record was last updated on 04/23/2009
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