Helicopter AH-1G 68-15171


Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-15171
The Army purchased this helicopter 0669
Total flight hours at this point: 00001136
Date: 12/24/1970
Incident number: 70122424.KIA
Unit: A/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT780975
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 = 02 KIA . .
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, CASRP, CALTR, FM385 (Operations Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC 1LT SPENCE JOSEPH C JR KIA
P CW3 YOUNT WILLIAM HENRY JR KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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