Helicopter UH-1E 152420


Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter UH-1E tail number 152420
Date: 07/08/1969
Incident number: 69070888.KIA
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support , Suppress Fire.
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 1100 feet and 100 knots.
South Vietnam
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Anti-Aircraft Artillery; Gun launched explosive ballistic projectiles equal to or greater than 20 mm in size.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 DOI, 03 INJ . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Additional crash damage
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, NSC, JSIDR (Naval Safety Center. Operations Report. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
C CPL ANDERSON WILLIAM OLIN KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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