Helicopter UH-1C 66-00552


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00552
The Army purchased this helicopter 0866
Total flight hours at this point: 00001767
Date: 06/05/1969
Incident number: 69060555.KIA
Unit: 116 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0150 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT565255
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA, 03 DOI . .
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, UH1P3, 15602 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 HOLMAN RICHARD JEROME KIA
P 1LT CRISP JIMMY WAYNE KIA
G SP4 HERRING STEVEN WAYNE KIA
CE SP4 BAKER RONALD RAY KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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