Helicopter UH-1H 69-15038

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 69-15038
The Army purchased this helicopter 0170
Total flight hours at this point: 00000116
Date: 04/07/1970
Incident number: 70040707.KIA
Unit: 159 MED
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
While in PickUp Zone this helicopter was at Hover at 0015 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT183308
Helicopter took 7 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 WIA, 01 KIA . .
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, JSIDR (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

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This record was last updated on 05/25/1998

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