Helicopter UH-1B 63-08586
Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08586
Accident case number: 0B225 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 0500 feet and UNK knots.
Helicopter took 3 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: OIL SYS
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Destroyed by enemy forces
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,
00867, MISC, JSIDR, CRAFX (Operations Report.
Miscellaneous. Joint Services Incident Damage
Report. Crash Facts Message. )
Loss to Inventory
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