Helicopter UH-1C 64-14158


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 64-14158
The Army purchased this helicopter 1165
Total flight hours at this point: 00001191
Date: 03/05/1968
Incident number: 68030555.KIA
Unit: 162 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 1290 feet and 090 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT983478
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges.
causing an Explosion.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 04 DOI . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
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, FM232, UH1P3, 06507, Mike Quigley (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. )
Summary: Believed to be hit by friendly mortar fire from base camp. Other members of the unit were watching from a bunker.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 LEUNING VERNON LEE KIA
AC CW2 TWEEDY VERNON RUBEN KIA
G SP4 MURRAY BRIAN THOMAS KIA
CE SP4 NOVAKOVIC GEORGE D KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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