Helicopter UH-1H 68-16300


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-16300
The Army purchased this helicopter 0969
Total flight hours at this point: 00000631
Date: 05/23/1970
Incident number: 70052333.KIA
Unit: C/227 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YU356587
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (B-40 RKT)
The helicopter was hit in the Forward area causing Fragmentation Damage.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 DOI, 01 KIA . .
Aircraft Destroyed.
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, FM385, CRAFX (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC CPT GREENE ELLIS DAVID KIA
P CPT FOLEY CHARLES DANIEL KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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