Helicopter UH-1E 154969


Information on U.S. Marine Corps helicopter UH-1E tail number 154969
Date: 08/18/1970
Incident number: 70081818.KIA
Unit: HML-167
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.
Vietnam unspecified
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.
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, NSC (Naval Safety Center. Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
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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