Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 66-15347
The Army purchased this helicopter 1267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000027
Incident number: 68030822.KIA
Unit: D Co 229th Avn (AW)
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 UNK feet and UNK knots.
UTM grid coordinates: YD579312
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI . . Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
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, LNOF, 80272, CASRP, CRAFX, GOLDBOOK (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
AC 1LT SHY GARY NOLAN KIA
AC WO1 WALLACE RUSSELL LEWIS KIA
Sources indicate to the VHPA that 1LT Shy and WO1 Wallace died in this aircraft. This helicopter served with 3 units as follows: during 6712 was in transit, during 6801 flew 0 hours for DIR SUP / TRAN, and during 6802 flew 27 hours for D Co 229th Avn (AW) 1st Cav.
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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