Helicopter UH-1B 63-12917

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-12917
Date: 03/16/1965
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Close Air Support
While in Operations Area this helicopter was in Orbit at 0400 feet and 070 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 Bottom
Systems damaged were: ELECTRICAL SYS, STRUCTURE, ARMAMENT, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any 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, 00948, CASRP, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-12917
Date: 03/17/1965
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 2000 feet and 080 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 Bottom
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
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, 00952, BELL, JSIDR (Bell Helicopter. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-12917
Date: 05/13/1965
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0300 feet and 080 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, 01087, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-12917
Date: 07/17/1965
Accident case number: 0C479 Substantial Damage Accident
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2816
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC CW LOWIE WP
P W1 STONE CR
CE E4 MURPHY JH


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-12917
Date: 01/28/1966
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Rescue or Rescue Support
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK 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. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Engine Compartment
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, STRUCTURE, OIL SYS
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft took off, fully flight capable.
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, 00997, CRAFX (Crash Facts Message. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-12917
Date: 05/28/1966
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0800 feet and 080 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.
Systems damaged were: FLT CONTROLS
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
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, UH1P1, 11150, CRAFX, FM48 (Operations Report. Crash Facts Message. )
Loss to Inventory


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