Helicopter UH-1C 66-15009

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15009
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000036
Date: 04/27/67
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0100 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 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 Left Side
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
The chest protectors protecting personnel were effective.
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 50.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 72585, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15009
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000128
Date: 05/30/67
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While Enroute this helicopter was in Bank Left at 0200 feet and 090 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 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: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 72814, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15009
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000243
Date: 06/28/67
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Operations Area this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0100 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (14.5MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Forward area
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 800.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 73000, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15009
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000331
Date: 07/15/67
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Miscellaneous mission for Training Flight
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0500 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 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: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 20.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 73259, JSIDR, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15009
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000777
Date: 01/31/68
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
Unknown
UTM grid coordinates: YT058110
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (MORTAR)
causing Fragmentation Damage.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 KIA . .
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, UH1P3, 03105 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15009
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 0267.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6702   0    0 W0Y6AA TRAN MDMHELCO S  ALASKA                      ALASKA
6703   0    0 W0MHAA DIROF SUP TRAN   6TH ARMY   SHARPE GD        AVCOM
6704  36   36 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6705  92  128 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6706 115  243 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6707  88  331 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6708  95  426 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6709 113  539 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6710  72  611 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6711   0  611 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6712 125  736 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6801  41  777 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN



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