ANNEX C: (Aviation Support) (281st AHC) to After Action Report to OPORD 8-67.
1. Aviation support was provided by the 281st Assault Helicopter Company (-) to Detachment
B-52 (PROJECT DELTA), 5th SFGA, during the period 18 October 67 through 31 October 67.
The operation was supported by 29 officers, 62 enlisted men, six UH-1D and four UH-1C
helicopters. The operation was supported in the following manner.
a. Total Flying Hours:
UH-1D (Slicks) 200:50
UH-1C (Guns) 126:05
b. Total Night Flying Time 27:55
c. Total Tasks Flown 259
d. Total Sorties Flown 544
e. Number of Passengers Flown 1,025
f. Weight of Cargo Flown 16,600 lbs.
g. Number of Aircraft Hits (Enemy Fire) 1
h. Aircraft Lost by Enemy Fire 0
i. Aircraft Turned in due to Enemy Fire 0
j. Casualties: KIA: 0 WIA: 0 MIA: 0
k. Total Recon Patrols Supported 9
l. Total Roadrunner Teams Supported 7
m. Total Ranger Companies Supported 3
n. Total Ranger Battalion Supported 1
o. Total Mobile Strike Force Supported 2
p. Total CIDG (Nung Force) Supported 1
q. Medical Evacuations (Missions) 10
r. Ammunition Expended:
2.75in Rockets 543
40mm Grenades 1,651
s. An additional lift capability of 5 UH-1Ds was provided by the 1st Platoon, 190th Assault
2. Problem Areas: None