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
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.
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.
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
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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