Helicopter UH-1H 67-17791


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-17791
The Army purchased this helicopter 0968
Total flight hours at this point: 00002137
Date: 08/12/1971
Incident number: 71081210.KIA
Unit: D/3/5 CAV
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YD073672
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 0
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA, Fred Blanchard (Operations Report. )
Summary: Returning from mission flying at altitude along the DMZ, A/C flew thru GT line of 122 rocket. A/C exploded.
Loss to Inventory and Helicopter was not recovered

Crew Members:
G SP4 KELLY ERIC STEVEN KIA
P WO1 KELLY LAWRENCE LEE KIA
P 1LT THOMPSON JOHN CLYDE JR KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
SP4 HOLIAN GARY LEE, AR, PAX, KIA
PFC MCCOY LARRY, AR, PAX, KIA
SP4 STRICKLAND GAIL LYNN, AR, PAX, KIA
SSG WRIGHT JAMES, AR, PAX, KIA

This record was last updated on 04/02/2004


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