Helicopter AH-1G 68-17057


Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-17057
The Army purchased this helicopter 1069
Total flight hours at this point: 00000088
Date: 01/28/1970
Incident number: 70012812.KIA
Unit: C/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0800 feet and 100 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YU542035
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (12.7MM)
Systems damaged were: TRANSMISSION, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 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, JSIDR, CALTR, FM385, CRAFX, CASRP (Operations Report. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 BATTEL ANTHONY BRIAN KIA
AC WO1 HUNTER MICHAEL WOODROW KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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