Helicopter UH-1C 66-15029

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15029
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000322
Date: 12/15/67
Unit: C/3/17 CAV
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 in Bank Left at 0550 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)
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 4134.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 74484, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15029
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000322
Date: 12/29/67
Unit: C/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
Unknown
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 4134.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 74621, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15029
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000414
Date: 03/22/68
Unit: HHT/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 1100 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 Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS, ENGINE
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, 08202 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15029
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00001192
Date: 02/19/69
Unit: 118 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0350 feet and 085 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: TAIL ROTOR, FLT CONTROLS
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, 05002 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15029
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00001301
Date: 04/20/69
Incident number: 69042020.KIA
Unit: 118 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XS603905
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 INJ . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
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, UH1P3, 11001 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CW2 CREAL CARL MARTIN KIA
This record was last updated on 08/08/99


The following is crew member information for this incident:


Name: CW2 Carl Martin Creal
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/20/69 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 23.2
Date of Birth: 01/26/46
Home City: Palos Verdes Estat, CA
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 118 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-15
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 26W-016
Short Summary: AK-47 head wound at Gau Do Hau.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15029
Call sign: Bandit 30
Service number: W3157519
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B
Primary cause: AK47 Head Wound
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 10/28/68
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Hau Nghia Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Relgion: Protestant - no denominational preference
The following information is secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 08/08/99


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15029
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 0267.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6702   0    0 W0Y6AA TRAN MDMHELCO S  ALASKA                      ALASKA
6703   7    7 WAU3R0 HQ 35 ARTY ORIG  1ST ARMY   FORT MEADE       ARADCOM
6704  25   32 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6705  15   47 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6706  28   75 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6707  36  111 WAU3R0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6708  32  143 WAU3R0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6709   0  143 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6710  41  184 WAAMC0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6711  48  232 WAAMC0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6712  90  322 WAAMC0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6801  79  401 WAAMC0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6802   0  401 WAAMC0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6803  13  414 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6804  53  467 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6805  72  539 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6806  65  604 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6807  70  674 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6808 132  806 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6809 106  912 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6810  80  992 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6811   0  992 WAX9AA 118 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6812  75 1067 WAX9AA 118 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6901  90 1157 WAX9AA 118 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6902  35 1192 WAX9AA 118 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6903 109 1301 WAX9AA 118 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN



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