Helicopter or incident 55-04132


Information on U.S. Army helicopter CH-21C tail number 55-04132
Date: 630322
Unit: 118 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Miscellaneous mission for Administration
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 0600 feet and 060 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 Landing Gear
Systems damaged were: LDG GEAR
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: CH21P, 00117 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter CH-21C tail number 55-04132
Date: 630830
Unit: 118 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 0050 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 7 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 causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: HYDRAULIC SYS, ELECTRICAL SYS
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: CH21P, 00204 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter CH-21C tail number 55-04132
Date: 630830
Accident case number: 06919 Minor Damage Accident
Unit: 118 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 0030 feet and 060 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 7 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 Equipment Section
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 10
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
costing 0
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: CH21P, 00200 ()

Crew Members:
P O1 JK MCNUTT
CP O1 AT LAYA
CE E3 R GRAUPMAN
G E5 RT HELMS

Passengers:
X2 UNK, PAX, 1
X2 UNK, PAX, 1
X2 UNK, PAX, 1
X2 UNK, PAX, 1
X2 UNK, PAX, 1
X2 UNK, PAX, 1
X2 UNK, PAX, 1
X2 UNK, PAX, 1
X2 UNK, PAX, 1
X2 UNK, PAX, 1

This record was last updated on 01/01/99


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