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
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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