Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 65-09516
The Army purchased this helicopter 0466
Total flight hours at this point: 00001497
Incident number: 68031212.KIA
Unit: D/227 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0040 feet and 085 knots.
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Cockpit
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 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, 07204 ()
AC CPT PERKINS GARY WILLIAM KIA
CE SP4 KNOBLOCK JOSEPH M JR KIA
AC CARMICHAEL RONALD L
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