Helicopter UH-1H 66-17016


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-17016
The Army purchased this helicopter 1167
Total flight hours at this point: 00000752
Date: 03/26/1969
Incident number: 69032601.KIA
Unit: 254 MED DET
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0450 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BP969474
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (B-40 RKT)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 04 DOI . .
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, LNNF, CASRP, CRAFX, JSIDR (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC WO1 STOVER DOUGLAS EARL KIA
P WO1 JOHNSON GUY FREDERICK KIA
CE SP4 HABETS GREGORY LEE KIA
MD SP5 RUCKER CARLOS WILSON KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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