Helicopter UH-1C 66-15159


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15159
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00000885
Date: 03/15/1969
Incident number: 69031551.KIA
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Attacking at UNK feet and UNK knots.
Unknown
UTM grid coordinates: WR549611
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 = 03 DOI, 01 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, 07402 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC 1LT WHYNAUGHT JEFFREY LYLE KIA
CE SP5 PRICE JOHN WILLIAM KIA
G SP4 MCADAMS EDGAR GREGORY KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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