Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-15251
The Army purchased this helicopter 1268
Total flight hours at this point: 00000968
Incident number: 70021818.KIA
Unit: A/227 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0025 feet and UNK knots.
UTM grid coordinates: YU523220
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (B-40 RKT, 7.62MM)
causing Fragmentation Damage.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 06 DOI, 05 INJ . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
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, CASRP, FM385, CRAFX, JSIDR (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
AC WO1 ASH PAUL ENGLISH JR KIA
P WO1 TAYLOR ERIC WYCKOFF KIA
G SP4 LINAM MAXIE DEAN KIA
PX PFC DIEDRICH JAMES NICHOLAS KIA
Passengers and/or other participants:
PFC CLARK JAMES ROGER, AR, PX, KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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