Helicopter CH-46D 152535


Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter CH-46D tail number 152535
Date: 04/28/1968
Incident number: 68042865.KIA
Unit: HMM-165
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was an Unknown mission
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0020 feet and 020 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: NSC, CASRP, KIAMAIN (Naval Safety Center. Casualty Report. )
Summary: Received SA fire while on an approach to an LZ in support of friendly forces. A pilot was hit in the head and died.

Crew Members:
P CPT ROMERO ROBERT WILLIAM KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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