Helicopter UH-1H 69-15015


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 69-15015
The Army purchased this helicopter 0170
Total flight hours at this point: 00000252
Date: 05/15/1970
Incident number: 70051555.KIA
Unit: 254 MED DET
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
While in PickUp Zone this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (B-40 RKT)
causing Fragmentation Damage.
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, PERSONNEL, FLT CONTROLS, FUEL SYS
Casualties = 03 WIA, 01 KIA . .
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNNF, CASRP, FM385, JSIDR (Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )

Crew Members:
MD SP5 HIGH THEODORE W IV KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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