Helicopter UH-1B 63-08715

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08715
Date: 10/04/65
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 3 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: FLT CONTROLS, STRUCTURE, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 01380, CASRP, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08715
Date: 05/28/66
Accident case number: 0E890 Forced Landing without damage Accident
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 0
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O3 WIK DW


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08715
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00001426
Date: 12/09/66
Unit: ARADMAC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO THEATER
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Rescue or Rescue Support
Unknown this helicopter was Landing at 0010 feet and UNK knots.
Not Reported
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (MINE)
causing a Blast.
Systems damaged were: TRANSMISSION, FLT CONTROLS
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft is later recovered by any means other than its own power.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 10927, STMNT, ARADM, FM232 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08715
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00001515
Date: 09/13/67
Unit: BELL HCPTR
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was in Bank Right at 0020 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 Engine Compartment causing Spalling.
Systems damaged were: TRANSMISSION, ELECTRICAL SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 WIA . .
The helicopter made a Precautionary Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
for 500.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 73661, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08715
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00001691
Date: 11/29/67
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0050 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 causing Spalling.
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE, 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, 74174, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08715
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00001789
Date: 12/20/67
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Rescue of Persons
While in PickUp Zone this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0015 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 Aft area
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 3.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 74543, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08715
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00001887
Date: 01/31/68
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at 0010 feet and 080 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 Forward area
Systems damaged were: UNK
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: UH1P3, 03130 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08715
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00001946
Date: 02/07/68
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0500 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 Main Rotor Blade System
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: UH1P3, 03801 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08715
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00001946
Date: 02/11/68
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 010 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: UNK
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: UH1P3, 04203 ()


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08715
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 0864.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610  38 1390 WCLMAA 56 TRANS CO DS   VIETNAM                     RVN
6611  36 1426 WCLMAA 56 TRANS CO DS   VIETNAM                     RVN
6612   0 1426 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    SUPMACOM
6701   0 1426 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6702   0 1426 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6703   0 1426 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6704   0 1426 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6705   0 1426 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6706   0 1426 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6707   1 1427 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6708   4 1431 3409   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6709  84 1515 3409   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6710  82 1597 3409   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6711  94 1691 3409   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6712  98 1789 3409   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6801  98 1887 3409   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6802  59 1946 3409   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6803   0 1946 3409   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804   0 1946 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6805   0 1946 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6806   0 1946 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6807   1 1947 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6808  15 1962 W0U36P DIR MAT MAIN AB  3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6809  47 2009 WDBWAA B BTRY 77 ARTY   3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6810  37 2046 WDBWAA B BTRY 77 ARTY   3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6811  14 2060 WDBWAA B BTRY 77 ARTY   3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6812  26 2086 WDBWAA B BTRY 77 ARTY   3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6901   0 2086 WDBWAA B BTRY 77 ARTY   3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6902   0 2086 WDBWAA B BTRY 77 ARTY   3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6903   3 2089 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN
6904   1 2090 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN
6905   7 2097 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6906  37 2134 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6907  92 2226 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6908  68 2294 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6909  97 2391 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6910  63 2454 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6911 102 2556 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6912  85 2641 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7001  51 2692 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7002  51 2743 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7003  72 2815 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  35 2850 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7005  85 2935 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7006   7 2942 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7007  48 2990 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7008  51 3041 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  69 3110 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  34 3144 WEAWLF HEL ATCK LT SQ3  VIETNAM                     RVN
7011  94 3238 WEAWLF HEL ATCK LT SQ3  VIETNAM                     RVN
7012  72 3310 WEAWLF HEL ATCK LT SQ3  VIETNAM                     RVN
7101   0 3310 SEAWLF SEAWOLF SQDN 3   VIETNAM                     RVN
7102   0 3310 SEAWLF SEAWOLF SQDN 3   VIETNAM                     RVN



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