Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09616
The Army purchased this helicopter 0166
Total flight hours at this point: 00001095
Unit: 2 SIG
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was Landing at 0050 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 Passenger Cargo Section
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, MAIN ROTOR SYS
Casualties = YES . .
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Down in Trees
Loss to Inventory
The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09616
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 0166.
DATE FLT HRS UIC UNIT AREA POST COUNTRY 6610 102 587 WC3EAA 48 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 6611 43 630 WCDXAA 2D SIGNAL GRP VIETNAM RVN 6612 64 694 WCDXAA 2D SIGNAL GRP VIETNAM RVN 6701 95 789 WCDXAA 2D SIGNAL GRP VIETNAM RVN 6702 119 908 WCDXAA 2D SIGNAL GRP VIETNAM RVN 6703 89 997 WCDXAA 2D SIGNAL GRP VIETNAM RVN 6704 98 1095 WCDXAA 2D SIGNAL GRP VIETNAM RVN 6705 0 1095 WCDXAA 2D SIGNAL GRP VIETNAM RVN
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