Helicopter UH-1H 68-16439

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-16439
The Army purchased this helicopter 1169
Total flight hours at this point: 00000620
Date: 08/14/1970
Unit: B/158 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was at Hover at 0003 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges.
causing Fragmentation Damage.
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE, FLT CONTROLS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
CAMP EVANS recovered the helicopter.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNNF, JSIDR (Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-16439
The Army purchased this helicopter 1169
Total flight hours at this point: 00001089
Date: 02/14/1971
Unit: B/158 AVN
Laos
UTM grid coordinates: XD510468
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-16439
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 1169.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6911   0    0 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6912   2    2 WC5GAA 610 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN     
7001  70   72 WFJ4T0 H-158 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7002   0   72 WFJ4T0 H-158 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7003  75  147 WFJ4B0 COB 158BN 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7004  85  232 WFJ4B0 COB 158BN 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7005 116  348 WFJ4B0 COB 158BN 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7006  93  441 WFJ4B0 COB 158BN 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7007  97  538 WFJ4B0 COB 158BN 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7008  82  620 WFJ4B0 COB 158BN 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7009 104  724 WFJ4B0 COB 158BN 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7010 114  838 WFJ4B0 COB 158BN 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7011  85  923 WFJ4B0 COB 158BN 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7012  66  989 WFJ4B0 COB 158BN 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7101 100 1089 WFJ4B0 B 158TH AHB      VIETNAM                     RVN     


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