Helicopter UH-1H 67-17172

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-17172
The Army purchased this helicopter 0168
Total flight hours at this point: 00000540
Date: 03/26/1969
Incident number: 69032603.KIA
Unit: A/9 AVN 9 INF
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 0075 feet and 030 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XS879464 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PXS879464)
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
The helicopter was hit in the Engine Compartment causing a Blast.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 DOI, 03 INJ . .
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: 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

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This record was last updated on 05/25/1998

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