Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00565
The Army purchased this helicopter 0866
Total flight hours at this point: 00000615
Unit: USARV FLT DET
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0100 feet and UNK knots.
Helicopter took 4 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 03 INJ . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Additional crash damage
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, LNOF, 73042, FM232 (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )
Loss to Inventory
The following is Goldbook
information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 66-00565
It is provided here as an ESTIMATE of the history of this helicopter and is not intended to be the final authority.
This helicopter was purchased by the US Army in 0866.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.
DATE FLT HRS UIC UNIT AREA POST COUNTRY 6610 84 84 WAX7AA 114 AVN CO AML VIETNAM RVN 6611 104 188 WAX7AA 114 AVN CO AML VIETNAM RVN 6612 24 212 WAX7AA 114 AVN CO AML VIETNAM RVN 6701 0 212 WAX7AA 114 AVN CO AML VIETNAM RVN 6702 6 218 WAX7AA 114 AVN CO AML VIETNAM RVN 6703 45 263 3422 POST SUPPLY 6TH ARMY FORT ORD 6TH ARMY 6704 98 361 3422 ARMY AVN DIV 6TH ARMY DUGWAY PG TEVALCOM 6705 106 467 3422 ARMY AVN DIV 6TH ARMY DUGWAY PG TEVALCOM 6706 83 550 3422 USARV FLT DET VIETNAM RVN 6707 65 615 3422 USARV FLT DET VIETNAM RVN 6708 0 615 3422 BELL HCPTR BAILMENT FT WORTH AVCOM 6709 0 615 3422 BELL HCPTR BAILMENT FT WORTH AVCOM
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