Helicopter UH-1C 66-15076

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15076
The Army purchased this helicopter 0367
Total flight hours at this point: 00000759
Date: 01/25/1968
Unit: 191 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0050 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 Right Side
Systems damaged were: UNK
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, 02504 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15076
The Army purchased this helicopter 0367
Total flight hours at this point: 00000759
Date: 01/25/1968
Unit: 191 AHC
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 Attacking at 0550 feet and 080 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)
The helicopter was hit in the Right Side
Systems damaged were: UNK
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, 02505 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15076
The Army purchased this helicopter 0367
Total flight hours at this point: 00000846
Date: 02/01/1968
Incident number: 68020111.KIA
Unit: 191 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0300 feet and 085 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 Canopy
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
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, 03217 ()

Crew Members:
AC CW2 SANDEFUR TOMMY GERALD KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


The following is crew member information for this incident:


Name: CW2 Tommy Gerald Sandefur
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/01/1968 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 31.6
Date of Birth: 06/24/1936
Home City: Tulsa, OK
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 191 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 66-13
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 36E-059
Short Summary: Gun plt pilot at Bear Cat. Small arms fire.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15076
Service number: W3154258
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 05/22/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 14
Location: Phuoc Tuy Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Relgion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
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 04/12/1998


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15076
The Army purchased this helicopter 0367
Total flight hours at this point: 00000846
Date: 02/21/1968
Unit: 191 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0250 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 Bottom
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, OIL 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: UH1P3, 05202 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15076
The Army purchased this helicopter 0367
Total flight hours at this point: 00000846
Date: 02/24/1968
Unit: 191 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
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)
The helicopter was hit in the Aft area
Systems damaged were: UNK
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, 05503 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15076
The Army purchased this helicopter 0367
Total flight hours at this point: 00001334
Date: 06/03/1968
Unit: 191 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0200 feet and 090 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, 12.7MM)
Systems damaged were: UNK
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, 15502 ()


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15076
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 0367.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6703   0    0 W0Y6AA TRAN MDMHELCO S  ALASKA                      ALASKA  
6704   0    0 W0Y6AA TRAN MDMHELCO S  ALASKA                      ALASKA  
6705   0    0 W0Y6AA TRAN MDMHELCO S  ALASKA                      ALASKA  
6706  24   24 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6707  56   80 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6708 107  187 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6709 114  301 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6710 142  443 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6711 114  557 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6712 102  659 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6801 100  759 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6802  87  846 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6803  98  944 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6804 119 1063 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6805 159 1222 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6806 112 1334 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6807 111 1445 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6808  20 1465 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6809  91 1556 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6810 101 1657 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6811  93 1750 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6812 120 1870 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6901  63 1933 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6902   0 1933 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR  
6903   0 1933 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6904   0 1933 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6905   0 1933 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6906   0 1933 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
6907   0 1933 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
6908   0 1933 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
6909   0 1933 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
6910   0 1933 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
6911   0 1937 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
6912   0 1938 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7001   1 1939 WC5GAA 610 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN     
7002  70 2009 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7003  91 2100 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7004  92 2192 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7005  45 2237 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7006  85 2322 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7007  48 2370 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7008  35 2405 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7009  22 2427 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7010  51 2478 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7011  23 2501 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7012  25 2526 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7101  59 2585 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7102  60 2645 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7103  71 2716 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7104  64 2780 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7105  35 2815 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7106  35 2850 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7107  50 2900 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7108  24 2924 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7109  56 2980 WC07AA 79 TC CO         VIETNAM                     RVN     
7110   8 2988 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7111   6 2994 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7112   9 3003 WC07AA 61 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN     
7201   0 3003 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7202   0 3003 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7203   0 3003 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7204   0 3003 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7205   0 3003 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7206   0 3003 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7207   0 3003 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM       
7208   0 3003 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM      
7209   4 3007 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM      
7210   0 3007 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM      
7211   0 3007 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM      
7212  15 3022 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM      
7301   0 3022 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM      
7302   7 3029 W0WC01 NAV AIR DEV CTR  LOAN       WARMINSTER       LOAN          
7303   1 3030 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7304   5 3035 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7305  11 3046 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM            
7306  26 3072 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM            
7307   0 3072 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM     
7308   5 3077 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM     
7309   1 3078 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7310   0 3078 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7311   0 3078 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7312   1 3079 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7401   0 3079 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7402   0 3079 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7403   0 3079 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7404   0 3079 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7405   0 3079 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7409   0 3079 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7410   0 3079 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7411   4 3083 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7412   0 3083 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7501   1 3084 W0WC01 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STAT  ECOM           
7502   7 3091 W15RW6 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STA   ECOM           
7503   0 3091 W15RW6 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STA   ECOM           
7504   1 3092 W15RW6 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STA   ECOM           
7505   0 3092 W15RW6 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STA   ECOM           
7506   0 3092 W15RW6 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STA   ECOM           
7507   0 3092 W15RW6 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STA   ECOM           
7508   3 3095 W15RW6 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STA   ECOM           
7509   2 3097 W15RW6 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STA   ECOM           
7510   0 3097 W15RW6 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STA   ECOM           
7511   0 3097 W15RW6 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STA   ECOM           
7512   0 3097 W15RW6 AVIATION DET     1ST ARMY   US NAV AIR STA   ECOM           


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