Helicopter UH-1D 66-16222


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16222
Date: 08/30/1967
Incident number: 67083018.KIA
Unit: 188 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
for Resupply , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at 0 feet and 0 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 43 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 Passenger Cargo Section
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 1 DOI . .
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: War Story as related by a witness. Also: Mark O. Hayes written narrative given to MGL ()
Summary: Sustained 42 additional hits while offloading ammo and collecting WIAs from two points in the LZ.

Crew Members:
AC HAYES MARK O
P WO1 JJ SPEARMAN
CE SP4 SONDEY WILLIAM R
G CPL SMITH ALFRED JAMES KIA

This record was last updated on 05/21/2007


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