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
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.
UTM grid coordinates: XS604684
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 04 WIA . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
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
CE PFC YOUNG JAMES HOWARD KIA
G SP4 ACOSTA JOHN WAYNE KIA
AC WO1 ASPLUND MARCUS RAY KIA
P WO1 WILSON MICHAEL RICHARD KIA
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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Date posted on this site: 09/23/2017
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