Helicopter UH-1B 63-08586

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08586
Date: 01/21/1965
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.
South Vietnam
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
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, 00867, MISC, JSIDR, CRAFX (Operations Report. Miscellaneous. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. )
Loss to Inventory

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