Helicopter UH-1B 64-13916


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-13916
The Army purchased this helicopter 1264
Total flight hours at this point: 00001644
Date: 05/10/1968
Incident number: 68051066.KIA
Unit: 282 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
Unknown this helicopter was Attacking at 0700 feet and 085 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 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 = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all 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, 13104, Unit History MGL ()

Crew Members:
P WO1 REICHLIN JOSEPH ALBERT JR KIA


War Story:
Sources indicate that this was the ALLEYCAT gunship in which WO Reichlin was killed while serving with the 282 AHC.

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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