Helicopter CH-47B 67-18472


Information on U.S. Army helicopter CH-47B tail number 67-18472
The Army purchased this helicopter 1267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000888
Date: 10/05/1969
Incident number: 69100588.KIA
Unit: C/288 ASHB 1 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Logistics Support mission for Resupply , Sling Loading.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 1600 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 4 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 Right Side
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, FLT CONTROLS, MAIN ROTOR SYS, ELECTRICAL SYS
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight. unknown.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
Ultimate precautionary landing
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: JSIDR, CASRP, MISC, VHCMA Gary Myers (Miscellaneous. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Summary: Was hit by ground fire while flying west of Nui Ba Den.

Crew Members:
FE SP5 BARTASCH WALTER KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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