Helicopter AH-1G 67-15859


Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 67-15859
The Army purchased this helicopter 1268
Total flight hours at this point: 00000202
Date: 06/01/1969
Incident number: 69060101.KIA
Unit: A/2/20 ARA 1 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 1500 feet and 110 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 4 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM, 12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Bottom
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, FUEL SYS, MAIN ROTOR SYS, TRANSMISSION, FLT CONTROLS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 90276, CRAFX, CASRP, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )

Crew Members:
P 1LT CAHILL CARL THOMAS KIA

This record was last updated on 07/05/2004


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