Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16716
The Army purchased this helicopter 0867
Total flight hours at this point: 00001133
Incident number: 68112029.KIA
Unit: C/229 AHB 1 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Logistics Support mission for Resupply , to Forward Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at UNK feet and UNK knots.
UTM grid coordinates: XT235954 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PXT235954)
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size.
The helicopter was hit in the Engine Compartment
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 DOI . .
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Destroyed by enemy forces
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, LNNF, CRAFX (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. )
Summary: Believed to be the 1 Cav helicopter in which SP4 Han died.
Loss to Inventory
CE SP4 HAN CHARLES WILLIAM KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
This information is available on CD-ROM.
Additional information is available on KIAs at http://www.coffeltdatabase.org
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021
Copyright © 1998 - 2021 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association