AIRCRAFT DAMAGE AND CASUALTIES FROM GROUND FIRE IN SOUTH VIETNAM OPERATIONS
ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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This report analyzes casualty data on U.S. Army personnel aboard aircraft in South Vietnam from 1962 through March 1966. Casualties are classified in three main categories wounds caused by projectiles and aircraft debris injuries resulting from crashes, forced landings, etc. caused by ground fire hits on the aircraft and others reported casualties requiring segregation from the wounds and injuries. A serious attempt was made to exclude casualties resulting from accidents not involving ground fire hits. Data indicated that injury type fatalities occur more frequently than wound type fatalities.
- Weapons Effects (Biological)