Helicopter AH-1G 68-15184


Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-15184
The Army purchased this helicopter 0769
Total flight hours at this point: 00000895
Date: 05/09/1970
Incident number: 70050999.KIA
Unit: D/229 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at UNK feet and UNK knots.
Cambodia
UTM grid coordinates: YT506998
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Unknown groundfire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, FLT CONTROLS
Casualties = 02 KIA . .
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, CRAFX, CASRP, JSIDR (Operations Report. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 LASSITER WILLIAM O III KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
SP4 HOOKS WILEY DEAN, AR, PX, KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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