Helicopter UH-1D 65-09919

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09919
The Army purchased this helicopter 0666
Total flight hours at this point: 00000763
Date: 08/06/67
Unit: 281 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Troop Extraction , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was at Hover at 0020 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 3 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 Equipment Section
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, PERSONNEL
Casualties = YES . .
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, UH1P2, 73365 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:

War Story:
Sources indicate to the VHPA that this aircraft and event might be the one in which these two mem were killed. The VHPA is very interested in learning more about how they died

The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09919
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 0666.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610  67  185 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6611  92  277 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6612  68  345 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6701  42  387 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6702  71  458 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6703  72  530 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6704  60  590 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6705 101  691 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6706  64  755 WC4YAA 170 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6707   8  763 3410   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN     

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