Helicopter UH-1D 64-13855


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13855
The Army purchased this helicopter 1165
Total flight hours at this point: 00000776
Date: 11/15/1966
Incident number: H191ACD Accident case number: H191
Unit: 162 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO THEATER
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Rescue of Persons
While in PickUp Zone this helicopter was at Hover at 0010 feet and 010 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 5 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Windshield
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, TAIL ROTOR, ELECTRICAL SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA . . Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft is later recovered by any means other than its own power.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
costing 239921
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC CE TENNER
P WO1 BRUHN JAMES WILLIAM KIA


Accident Summary:

ACFT HIT BY EXTENSIVE GROUND FIRE WHILE EXTRACTING CREW FROM DOWNED ACFT BULLET HOLES IN TAIL PYLON TAIL BOOM INVERTED COMPT PLT WINDSHIELD & ENG PLT RECD FATAL GUNSHOT WOUND

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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