Helicopter UH-1H 68-15563


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-15563
The Army purchased this helicopter 0469
Total flight hours at this point: 00000811
Date: 01/31/1970
Incident number: 70013124.KIA
Unit: C/158 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YD491237
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS
Casualties = 06 DOI, 02 INJ, 01 K . .
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, LNNF, MISC, FM385, CRAFX, JSIDR (Operations Report. Miscellaneous. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
G SP4 ARNETT MAHLON RONNIE KIA
AC WO1 LAS HERMES PHILIPPE LUC KIA
P CPT SWANSON DONALD LLOYD KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
PFC CARDENAS PAUL H JR, AR, PX, KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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