Helicopter UH-1C 66-15020

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15020
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000059
Date: 04/19/67
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was in Bank Right at 0200 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 Forward area
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
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, 72535, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15020
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000132
Date: 05/05/67
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was an Unknown mission
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0025 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 Right Side
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
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, 72628, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15020
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000275
Date: 08/19/67
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0250 feet and UNK knots.
Not Reported
Helicopter took 2 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 Engine Compartment causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: UNK
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
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, 73478, FM232 (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )
Loss to Inventory


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15020
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    5 W0Y6AA TRAN MDMHELCO S  ALASKA                      ALASKA
6703   1    6 W0MHAA DIROF SUP TRAN   6TH ARMY   SHARPE GD        AVCOM
6704  53   59 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6705  73  132 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6706  55  187 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6707  88  275 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN



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