Helicopter UH-1B 63-08569

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08569
Date: 02/10/1965
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 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 Armament system
Systems damaged were: HYDRAULIC SYS, ARMAMENT
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some mission objectives.
for 10.10
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 01502, CRAFX (Crash Facts Message. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08569
Date: 04/06/1965
Accident case number: 0B790 Total Loss Accident
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0300 feet and 070 knots.
South Vietnam
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (12.7MM)
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: UNK
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
costing 193648
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, 01004, CRAFX, JSIDR (Operations Report. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC O3 BROWN JL
P W1 GILBERT RL
CE E3 GOTCHY MD
G E4 JAMES JE


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