Helicopter UH-1H 68-15728


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-15728
The Army purchased this helicopter 0669
Total flight hours at this point: 00000447
Date: 05/15/1970
Incident number: 70051515.KIA
Unit: C/229 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Command and Control
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
Cambodia
UTM grid coordinates: YU067401 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PYU067401)
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
The helicopter was hit in the Left Side causing an Explosion.
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 03 DOI, 05 INJ . .
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, 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

Crew Members:
G PFC STINN JOHN RICHARD KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
SSG ROBBINS ARNOLD LEE, AR, PX, KIA
SGT THOMAS MELVIN RAY, AR, PX, KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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