Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 65-09468
Incident number: 67122710.KIA
Unit: D/3/4 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0200 feet and 080 knots.
The station for this helicopter was Hau Nghia in South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (REC RIF)
The helicopter was hit in the Main Rotor Blade System causing a Blast.
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
Casualties = 04 DOI . .
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, LNNF, CASRP, FM232, CRAFX, LNOF, 74587 (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
AC WO1 ANDERSON HOWARD D KIA
P WO1 SCHMIDT MARK VEDDER KIA
G SP4 BARSCH JOHN PAUL KIA
CE SP5 HENSON ROGER LEE KIA
Sources indicate to the VHPA that this is the event and helicopter in which these four men were killed in Hau Nghia Province while serving for D/3/4th Cav. The VHPA is very interested in knowing more about these events.
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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