Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-14056
The Army purchased this helicopter 0665
Total flight hours at this point: 00001742
Incident number: 68021616.KIA
Unit: A/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Attacking at 0050 feet and UNK knots.
Helicopter took 6 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, MAIN ROTOR SYS
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P3, 04702 ()
P WO1 ALVAREZ CHARLES ALLEN KIA
P 2LT BLACKMON ROBERT E
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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