Helicopter UH-1H 66-16700

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16700
The Army purchased this helicopter 0867
Total flight hours at this point: 00001961
Date: 09/02/1969
Incident number: 69090202.KIA
Unit: 520 TC BN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
for Close Air Support
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 1300 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT245670 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PXT245670)
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Left Side
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, MAIN ROTOR SYS
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: BDART, 00263 (Battle Damage Assessment and Reporting Team Report. )

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This record was last updated on 11/11/2011

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Date posted on this site: 11/13/2023

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