Helicopter UH-1C 66-15232

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15232
The Army purchased this helicopter 1067
Total flight hours at this point: 00000264
Date: 08/26/1968
Incident number: 68082655.KIA
Unit: 155 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
While in PickUp Zone this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0100 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 2 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 Right Side
Systems damaged were: UNK
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
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, 23902, Unit History ()
Summary: Unit history states both gunships were riddled with SA fire. LT Pratt was killed in the trail ship.

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This record was last updated on 05/25/1998

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