Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-13951
The Army purchased this helicopter 0265
Total flight hours at this point: 00000841
Incident number: H342ACD Accident case number: H342
Unit: 116 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
The station for this helicopter was Bien Hoa in South Vietnam
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
causing an Explosion.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 04 DOI . . Number killed in accident = 4 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
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. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, UH1P1, 11250, CASRP, OPREP (Operations Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
AC 1LT SIVERLY DAVID LEE KIA
P WO1 CASTLE LARRY FLOYD KIA
G SSG RODGERS CARROLL L KIA
CE PFC GONZALES MERCED HERMAN KIA
PLT RADIOED TO WING MAN THAT HE WAS GOING IN ACFT APPEARED TO BE IN NORMAL AUTO AT TERMINATION IT TURNED RT & APPEARED TO HIT TREE OR GROUND W/GREAT FORCE & EXPLODE WG MAN LANDED BUT HAD TO DEPART DUE TO GROUND FIRE DECEASED EXT NEXT DAY ACFT CONSUMED BY FIRE
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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