Helicopter UH-1B 64-14011


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-14011
The Army purchased this helicopter 0465
Total flight hours at this point: 00001330
Date: 01/10/1968
Incident number: 68011011.KIA
Unit: 128 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0150 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT583292
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM, 12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Right Side
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, FUEL SYS, ENGINE, TRANSMISSION
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, UH1P3, 01004 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CW2 HARTWELL WILLIAM RAYMOND KIA
CE SGT TINGLEY JOHN CHARLES KIA
P 1LT ROBNETT GLENN D
G SP4 CHILES STEPHEN M


War Story:
The co pilot was 1Lt. Glenn D. "Duke" Rohnett, Crew Chief was John Charles Tingley (KIA), gunner was SP4 Stephen M. Chiles. Childs removed all from wreckage, evaded NVA, called in rescue with pilot's emergency radio. Tingley killed by ground fire during extraction. from: Jay Riseden July 1992

This record was last updated on 01/25/2003


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