Helicopter UH-1H 67-17844


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-17844
The Army purchased this helicopter 1068
Total flight hours at this point: 00000186
Date: 05/13/1969
Incident number: 69051333.KIA
Unit: 326 MED 101 ABN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
While in PickUp Zone this helicopter was at Hover at UNK feet and 000 knots.
Laos
UTM grid coordinates: YC333995
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS
Casualties = 03 DOI, 01 INJ . .
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, Unit History MGL (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC 1LT TORBA GERALD M RES
AC 1LT LEE JERRY TYRUS KIA
CE SP4 WALTERS JAMES REESE KIA
MD SP4 MARGRO JAMES ANTHONY KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
PFC PICKEL GEORGE WILLIAM, AR, PX, KIA
SP4 SPRINGFIELD WILLIAM VAL, AR, PX, KIA

This record was last updated on 11/04/2004


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