Helicopter UH-1B 63-08566

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08566
Date: 02/16/65
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was an Unknown mission
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
Not Reported
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: STRUCTURE, 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: UH1P1, 01577, BELL (Bell Helicopter. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08566
Date: 03/02/65
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 1700 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
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 Tail Section
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE, FLT CONTROLS
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: UH1P1, 00936, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08566
Date: 03/31/65
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0800 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Passenger Cargo Section
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
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, 10974, CASRP, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08566
Date: 01/17/66
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
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 Tail Section
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
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: UH1P1, 00024, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08566
Date: 05/22/66
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 1000 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.
for 6500.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00218, FM232 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08566
The Army purchased this helicopter 0264
Total flight hours at this point: 00002299
Date: 02/29/68
Unit: 116 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0300 feet and 080 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)
Systems damaged were: 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: UH1P3, 06003 ()


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08566
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 0264.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610  66 1845 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
6611  59 1904 WCLGAA 765 TRANS BN     VIETNAM                     RVN
6612   0 1904 WCLGAA 765 TRANS BN     VIETNAM                     RVN
6701  35 1939 WCLGAA 765 TRANS BN     VIETNAM                     RVN
6702  27 1966 WCLGAA 765 TRANS BN     VIETNAM                     RVN
6703   0 1966 WCLGAA 765 TRANS BN     VIETNAM                     RVN
6704   0 1966 WCLGAA 765 TRANS BN     VIETNAM                     RVN
6705  57 2023 WCLGAA 765 TRANS BN     VIETNAM                     RVN
6706  35 2058 WCLGAA 765 TRANS BN     VIETNAM                     RVN
6707  75 2133 WCLGAA 765 TRANS BN     VIETNAM                     RVN
6708  81 2214 WCLGAA 765 TRANS BN     VIETNAM                     RVN
6709   0 2214 WCLGAA 765 TRANS BN     VIETNAM                     RVN
6710   0 2214 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6711   0 2214 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6712   0 2214 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6801   0 2214 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6802  85 2299 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6803 105 2404 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6804 120 2524 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6805   4 2528 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6806  22 2550 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6807  18 2568 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6808  12 2580 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6809   4 2584 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6810  69 2653 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6811  65 2718 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6812  64 2782 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6901  65 2847 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6902  55 2902 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6903  61 2963 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6904  50 3013 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6905  51 3064 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6906  35 3099 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6907  22 3121 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6908  13 3134 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN
6909   0 3134 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6910   0 3134 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6911   0 3134 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6912   0 3134 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7001   0 3134 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7002   0 3134 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7003   0 3134 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7004   0 3134 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7005   0 3134 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7006   0 3134 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7007   0 3134 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7008   6 3140 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7009  27 3167 WG08AA 8THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7010  15 3182 WG08AA 8THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7011  43 3225 WG08AA 8THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7012  16 3241 WG08AA 8THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7101  16 3257 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7102  33 3290 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7103  35 3325 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7104  48 3373 WG08AA USAARMC          1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7105  26 3399 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7106  29 3428 WG08AA USAARMC          1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7107  23 3451 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7108  11 3462 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7109  16 3478 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7110  22 3500 WG08AA 155TH AVN CO     6TH ARMY   FT ORD           6TH ARMY
7111  40 3540 WG08AA 155TH AVN CO     6TH ARMY   FT ORD           6TH ARMY
7112  22 3562 WG08AA 155TH AVN CO     6TH ARMY   FT ORD           6TH ARMY
7201  11 3573 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7202  25 3598 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7203  11 3609 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7204   0 3609 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7205   0 3609 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7206   0 3609 WG08AA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
7207  16 3625 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7208  27 3652 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7209   6 3658 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7210  14 3672 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7211   3 3675 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212   8 3683 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301  24 3707 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   1 3708 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303  24 3732 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304  11 3743 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305  19 3762 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306  57 3819 WRP0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307  25 3844 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308  20 3864 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309   8 3872 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310  29 3901 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311  15 3916 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312   5 3921 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   1 3922 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402  18 3940 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403  24 3964 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404  27 3991 WPR9T0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405  24 4015 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7406  38 4053 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409  14 4087 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410  17 4104 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411   0 4104 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412   0 4104 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   0 4104 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   0 4104 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503   1 4105 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504   5 4110 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505  28 4138 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506  23 4161 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507  15 4176 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7508  28 4204 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509   0 4204 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510   0 4204 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   0 4204 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   0 4204 WPR0AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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