Helicopter AH-1G 67-15582


Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 67-15582
The Army purchased this helicopter 0468
Total flight hours at this point: 00000462
Date: 01/06/1969
Incident number: 69010666.KIA
Unit: A/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat Loss caused by being shot down by Ground Fire with the mission function of Armed Visual Reconnaissance
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Rescue or Rescue Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 1000 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XS640923
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. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Cockpit
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI . .
Search and rescue operations were Not Required
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center AVDAC database. Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, LNOF, 90004, CRAFX, CASRP, JSIDR (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory and Helicopter was not recovered

Crew Members:
P 1LT CHENEY DANIEL BERNARD KIA
AC WO1 KOSLOSKY WALTER NORMAN KIA

This record was last updated on 04/15/2004


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