Helicopter UH-1B 63-08587


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08587
The Army purchased this helicopter 0364
Total flight hours at this point: 00002657
Date: 10/30/1969
Incident number: 69103099.KIA
Unit: 48 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0200 feet and 070 knots.
Cambodia
UTM grid coordinates: YU593534
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Engine Compartment causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 04 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, 30301 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CW2 BLACK NOLAN EUGENE KIA
P CW2 HEARNE MAURY WILLIAM KIA
CE SP4 CANADA CLYDE LEE ROY KIA
G SP5 LOTT DOUGLAS HUGH JR KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


Additional information is available on CD-ROM.

Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.

KIA statistics

Return to the KIA name list

Return to the KIA panel date index

Date posted on this site: 09/23/2017


Copyright © 1998 - 2017 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association