Helicopter CH-21C 56-02143

Information on U.S. Army helicopter CH-21C tail number 56-02143
Date: 621021
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: OIL SYS, HYDRAULIC SYS
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft took off, fully flight capable.
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, 00046 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter CH-21C tail number 56-02143
Date: 630302
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Logistics Support mission for Resupply , to Forward Area.
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 0500 feet and 050 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: CH21P, 00114 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter CH-21C tail number 56-02143
Date: 630518
Accident case number: 06349 Total Loss Accident
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 250450
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P O2 MORAWSKI J



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