Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 67-15581
The Army purchased this helicopter 0468
Total flight hours at this point: 00001845
Incident number: 70063022.KIA
Unit: A/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat Loss caused by being shot down by Other with the mission function of Armed Helicopter (having primary weapon subsystems installed and utilized to provide direct fire support)
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 1500 feet and 080 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: XU422065
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA, 01 DOI . .
Search and rescue operations were Not Required
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Destroyed by friendly forces
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center AVDAC database. Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, CRAFX, CALTR, JSIDR, CASRP (Operations Report. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory and Helicopter was not recovered
P CPT BINDER CALVIN WILLIAM II KIA
P CW2 ELKIN JAMES FREEMAN KIA
This record was last updated on 04/15/2004
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Date posted on this site: 09/23/2017
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