Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 66-15331
The Army purchased this helicopter 1267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000802
Incident number: 69021919.KIA
Unit: 235 AWC
This was Combat Incident Damage caused by Other Combat by Ground Fire with the mission function of
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0700 feet and 130 knots.
Helicopter took 1 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 Left Side
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
Search and rescue operations were Not Required
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center AVDAC database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 90068, CASRP, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Helicopter was recovered
P WO1 BODELL LARRY ALLEN KIA
This record was last updated on 04/15/2004
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Date posted on this site: 05/26/2019
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