Helicopter UH-1B 63-08635

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08635
Date: 01/31/1965
Accident case number: 0B316 Fatality Accident
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 1800
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 CHRISTENSE
P W1 WEBER ME


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08635
Date: 07/06/1965
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0400 feet and 060 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 Forward area
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 01239, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08635
Date: 02/28/1966
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0400 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 2 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 Bottom
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, STRUCTURE, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 01011, CASRP, CRAFX, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )


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