Helicopter UH-1H 68-15628


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-15628
The Army purchased this helicopter 0569
Total flight hours at this point: 00000910
Date: 05/23/1970
Incident number: 70052344.KIA
Unit: B/158 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0040 feet and 045 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XD903268 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48QXD903268)
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
The helicopter was hit in the Tail Section
Systems damaged were: DRIVESHAFT
Casualties = 06 DOI . .
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, LNNF, MISC, CASRP, CRAFX, JSIDR (Operations Report. Miscellaneous. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 BARRY GEORGE FRANCIS JR KIA
P CPT MILLER EUGENE STUART KIA
CE SP4 VAUGHT WILLIAM H III KIA
G SP4 PERKINS STEPHEN JOHN KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
MAJ SOLDATO SHANE NUNZIO, AR, PX, KIA
WO1 LANDERSHEIM LARRIE JOHN, AR, PX, KIA

This record was last updated on 01/14/2011


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