Helicopter AH-1G 68-15162
Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-15162
The Army purchased this helicopter 0669
Total flight hours at this point: 00000689
Unit: D/1/1 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 1000 feet and 130 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: AT908266
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. (14.5MM)
Systems damaged were: UNK
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Destroyed by friendly forces
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense
Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis
Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, JSIDR, CRAFX (Operations Report. Joint Services Incident
Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. )
Loss to Inventory
The following is Goldbook
information on US Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-15162
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 0669.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.
DATE FLT HRS UIC UNIT AREA POST COUNTRY
196906 1 1 W0MHAA DIR SUP / TRAN IN MAINT SHARPE AD AVCOM
196907 0 1 W0MHAA DIR SUP / TRAN IN TRANSIT SHARPE AD AVCOM
196908 56 57 WACYAA D TRP 1ACD 1CAV VIETNAM RVN
196909 82 139 WACYAA D TRP 1ACD 1CAV VIETNAM RVN
196910 108 247 WACYAA D TRP 1ACD 1CAV VIETNAM RVN
196911 78 325 WACYAA D TRP 1ACD 1CAV VIETNAM RVN
196912 89 414 WACYAA D TRP 1ACD 1CAV VIETNAM RVN
197001 93 507 WACYD0 D 111 CV AMD VIETNAM RVN
197002 84 591 WACYD0 D 111 CV AMD VIETNAM RVN
197003 34 625 WACYD0 D 1-1 CAV AMD VIETNAM RVN
197004 64 689 WACYD0 D 1-1 CAV AMD VIETNAM RVN
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