Helicopter UH-1C 65-09564


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 65-09564
The Army purchased this helicopter 0566
Total flight hours at this point: 00001375
Date: 07/27/1968
Incident number: 68072727.KIA
Unit: 118 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at 0300 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XS604684
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Unknown groundfire.
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 04 WIA . .
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: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, UH1P3, 20901 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
CE PFC YOUNG JAMES HOWARD KIA
G SP4 ACOSTA JOHN WAYNE KIA
AC WO1 ASPLUND MARCUS RAY KIA
P WO1 WILSON MICHAEL RICHARD KIA


War Story:
The two pilots died several days after this crash. Need to verify that these two pilots are the correct ones.

This record was last updated on 09/28/2006


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