Helicopter AH-1G 67-15835

Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 67-15835
The Army purchased this helicopter 1168
Total flight hours at this point: 00000230
Date: 04/28/1969
Incident number: 69042888.KIA
Unit: B CO 1 AVN 1 INF
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 1000 feet
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT763735
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Casualties = 01 KIA, 01 INJ . .
The helicopter made an Emergency Landing.
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. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

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This record was last updated on 05/25/1998

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