Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 66-15343
The Army purchased this helicopter 1267
Total flight hours at this point: 00003318
Incident number: 72041910.KIA
Unit: D/229 AWC 1 CAV
UTM grid coordinates: XT510494
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Summary: Shot down by enemy fire. Crew was killed in cockpit by enemy fire before they could get out.
Loss to Inventory
AC CPT RAHM ARNOLD JOHN KIA
P 1LT BARSOM GEORGE KASPER III KIA
Aircraft was shot down near Dau Tieng and made successful emergency landing. Crew was killed by small arms fire before they could egress the cockpit.
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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