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
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.
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.
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
AC CE TENNER
P WO1 BRUHN JAMES WILLIAM KIA
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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