Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-16578
The Army purchased this helicopter 1269
Total flight hours at this point: 00000175
Incident number: 70041919.KIA
Unit: 170 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Logistics Support mission for Resupply , to Forward Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: YB905415
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (75MM RR)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 03 DOI, 01 INJ . .
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, JSIDR (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
AC WO1 STEPP WILLIAM HOWARD KIA
CE SP4 UMSTOT CLARENCE EDWARD KIA
G SP4 GRAY GERALD DAN KIA
This record was last updated on 08/11/1999
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