Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter CH-46D tail number 152535
Incident number: 68042865.KIA
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.
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.
P CPT ROMERO ROBERT WILLIAM KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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