Helicopter HH-3E 66-13280


Information on U.S. Air Force helicopter HH-3E tail number 66-13280
Date: 04/15/1970
Incident number: 70041522.KIA
Unit: 37 ARRS
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Rescue of Persons
While in PickUp Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0010 feet and 010 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YB905452
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size.
Systems damaged were: FLT CONTROLS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 03 DOI, 01 INJ . .
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, CASRP, BDART, PACAF, 01721 (Pacific Air Force. Operations Report. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. Battle Damage Assessment and Reporting Team Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CPT SCOTT TRAVIS HENRY JR KIA
FE TSG HARTZEL GERALD LESTER KIA
PR SSG DAVIS LUTHER EUGENE KIA
AC MAJ WOFFORD TRAVIS RES

This record was last updated on 03/06/2002


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