Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 69-15139
The Army purchased this helicopter 0270
Total flight hours at this point: 00000066
Incident number: 70052666.KIA
Unit: 326 MED 101 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
While in PickUp Zone this helicopter was at Hover at 0040 feet and 000 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: YD331217 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48QYD331217)
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 04 DOI . .
The helicopter Crashed. 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, 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
AC CW2 OBRIEN EDWARD TERRY KIA
P WO1 GRAHAM BRUCE ELLIOT KIA
MD SGT HAWKINS WILLIAM EDWARD KIA
CE SGT JOHNSON DAVID KEITH KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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