Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09617
The Army purchased this helicopter 0166
Total flight hours at this point: 00001174
Incident number: 69042820.KIA
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Rescue of Persons
While in PickUp Zone this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0010 feet and 060 knots.
Helicopter took 16 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Tail Section
Systems damaged were: FLT CONTROLS, DRIVESHAFT, ENGINE, FUEL SYS, COMM SYS, HYDRAULIC SYS, PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 02 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNNF, CASRP, CRAFX, DYNAL, JSIDR (Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
PP LJG HART JOSEPH FELDER KIA
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Date posted on this site: 09/23/2017
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