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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-00650

Model: UH-1C
Date Purchased: Oct 1966
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Jan 1967 To May 1967
Flight Hours: Beginning 9 / Ending 319 -> Hours Flown: 310

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 12 Jun 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 343
Incident number: 67061212.KIA
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0100 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 5 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: FLT CONTROLS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI, 02 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, 72881, JSIDR, CASRP, CRAFX, STMNT, FM23, KIAdb MGL (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
CE SP5 TAYLOR GARY LEE KIA
G SGT HURSE KENNETH CHARLES KIA
AC MAJ ARINK WILLIAM RES
P MAJ HALL THOMAS W RES
This record was last updated on 05/25/98

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
66-10TRAN MDMHELCO SALASKAALASKA
66-11DIROF SUP TRAN6TH ARMYSHARPE GDSUPMACOM
66-12DIROF SUP TRAN6TH ARMYSHARPE GDSUPMACOM
67-0171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0371STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0471STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0571STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-06335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN