Helicopter AH-1G 67-15500


Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 67-15500
Date: 05/05/1968
Incident number: 68050505.KIA
This was a Combat Loss caused by being shot down by Ground Fire with the mission function of Armed Visual Reconnaissance
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YD347383
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI . .
Search and rescue operations were Not Required
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: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center AVDAC database. Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, LNOF, 80297, CASRP, CRAFX (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory and Helicopter was not recovered

Crew Members:
AC 1LT REES WILLIAM ALLEN KIA
P CPT MOMCILOVICH MICHAEL JR KIA

This record was last updated on 04/15/2004


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