Helicopter UH-1C 65-09455

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 65-09455
The Army purchased this helicopter 0266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000501
Date: 05/04/67
Unit: 170 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0300 feet and UNK knots.
Helicopter took 5 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM, RPG)
The helicopter was hit in the Engine Compartment causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 03 INJ . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
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, 72621, STMNT, FM232 (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )
Loss to Inventory

The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 65-09455
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 0266.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610   0  236 W13PAA USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6611  47  283 W13PAA USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6612  52  335 W13PAA USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6701  33  368 W13PAA USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6702  34  402 W13PAA USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6703  26  428 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6704  64  492 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6705   9  501 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     

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