Helicopter UH-1C 66-15125


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15125
The Army purchased this helicopter 0567
Total flight hours at this point: 00000697
Date: 08/21/1968
Incident number: 68082111.KIA
Unit: 135 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0050 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YS403867 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PYS403867)
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
The helicopter was hit in the Engine Compartment causing Fragmentation Damage.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, ENGINE
Casualties = 04 DOI . .
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, 23401, LNNF, CRAFX, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 BULLOCK HERSHEL JOE SR KIA
P LT CASADIO ANTHONY AUSTIN KIA
CE SP4 FENNELL WILLIAM ERVIN KIA
G PO PHILLIPS OBRIEN CEDRIC KIA

This record was last updated on 10/04/2010


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