Helicopter UH-1C 66-15119


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15119
The Army purchased this helicopter 0567
Total flight hours at this point: 00000654
Date: 08/22/1968
Incident number: 68082222.KIA
Unit: 92 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: ZT254747
Helicopter took 9 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
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, 23503 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 MCALEER JAMES K III KIA
AC CPT MEYER VERLYN GWEN KIA
CE SP5 FERRY DAVID LYNN KIA
G SP4 WARD PATRICK EDWARD KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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