Helicopter UH-1C 66-15163


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15163
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00001100
Date: 11/13/1968
Incident number: 68111313.KIA
Unit: 170 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Ground Movement,
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0250 feet and 095 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BR299453
Helicopter took 1 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 = 02 DOI, 02 INJ . .
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, 31801 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC WO1 ENGSTROM LOREN EUGENE KIA
CE SP5 KEESEE ARTHUR EARL KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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