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Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-16153
The Army purchased this helicopter 0869
Total flight hours at this point: 00000701
Unit: D/1/1 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at UNK feet and 000 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: AT869009
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG, 7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 12 INJ . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Additional crash damage
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, LNNF, CASRP, FM385, CRAFX, JSIDR (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
The following is Goldbook
information on US Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-16153
It is provided here as an ESTIMATE of the history of this helicopter and is not intended to be the final authority.
This helicopter was purchased by the US Army in 0869.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.
DATE FLT HRS UIC UNIT AREA POST COUNTRY 196908 0 0 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS ITR CONUS AVCOMITR 196909 49 49 WACYAA D TRP 1ACD 1CAV VIETNAM RVN 196910 92 141 WACYAA D TRP 1ACD 1CAV VIETNAM RVN 196911 83 224 WACYAA D TRP 1ACD 1CAV VIETNAM RVN 196912 60 284 WACYAA D TRP 1ACD 1CAV VIETNAM RVN 197001 97 381 WACYD0 D 111 CV AMD VIETNAM RVN 197002 63 444 WACYD0 D 111 CV AMD VIETNAM RVN 197003 99 543 WACYD0 D 1-1 CAV AMD VIETNAM RVN 197004 39 582 WACYD0 D 1-1 CAV AMD VIETNAM RVN 197005 87 669 WACYD0 D 1-1 CAV AMD VIETNAM RVN 197006 32 701 WE4HAA 142 TC DS VIETNAM RVN
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