Helicopter UH-1D 65-09617


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
Date: 04/28/1969
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.
South Vietnam
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. )

Crew Members:
PP LJG HART JOSEPH FELDER KIA


Additional information is available on CD-ROM.

Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.

KIA statistics

Return to the KIA name list

Return to the KIA panel date index

Date posted on this site: 09/23/2017


Copyright © 1998 - 2017 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association