Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter UH-1E tail number 154969
Incident number: 70081818.KIA
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0200 feet and UNK knots.
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Systems damaged were: 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, NSC (Naval Safety Center. Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory
AC 1LT SHELTON JOSEPH HENRY III KIA
P 1LT DUEMLING RALPH NELSON KIA
C CPL PAPPENHEIM THOMAS HENRY KIA
C CPL SMITH DAVID LELAND KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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