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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 64-13715

Model: UH-1D
Date Purchased: Jul 1965
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Oct 1966 To Apr 1967
Flight Hours: Beginning 1,162 / Ending 1,829 -> Hours Flown: 667

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 05 Dec 1965
Description:
Accident case number: 0D336 Fatality Accident
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 8
costing 240
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O3 KLEIBER DG
P O4 HONEYCUTT
CE E5 MCGINNIS J
G E5 ROBERTSON

Passengers:
X2 UNK, PAX, 1; X2 UNK, PAX, 1; X2 UNK, PAX, 1; X2 UNK, PAX, 1; X2 UNK, PAX, 1; X2 UNK, PAX, 1; X2 UNK, PAX, 1; X2 UNK, PAX, 1;

Date: 14 Jan 1966
Description:
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0700 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)
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
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: UH1P1, 00020, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )

Date: 12 Apr 1966
Description:
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0100 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 Left Side
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
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: UH1P1, 00097, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 23 Jun 1966
Description:
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0050 feet and 085 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 6 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: ENGINE, MAIN ROTOR SYS, STRUCTURE
The armor protecting the personnel was effective.
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 11590.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00310, JSIDR, FM232 (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 18 Jul 1966
Description:
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0100 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 Left Side
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 1.75
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00407, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 01 Oct 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,303
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was an Unknown mission
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
Not Reported
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: ARMAMENT, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
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: UH1P1, 00707, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 27 Oct 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,303
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 2000 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. (12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Chin Bubble
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
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: UH1P1, 00772, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 04 Nov 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,317
Incident number: 66110404.KIA
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0075 feet and UNK 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 Passenger Cargo Section
Systems damaged were: ELECTRICAL SYS, COMM SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 517.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00814, FM232, CASRP, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report.)

Crew Members:
CE SP4 MOSES LESLIE DON KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/98

Date: 06 Nov 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,317
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0040 feet and 040 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 6 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 Cockpit causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, ENGINE, OIL SYS, PERSONNEL
The self sealing fuel tank developed a leak.
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter made an Emergency Landing. Aircraft is later recovered by any means other than its own power.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
for 49119.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00832, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 22 Feb 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,639
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was Landing at 0000 feet and 000 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: INSTRUMENTS
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: UH1P2, 72248 ()

Date: 02 May 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,829
Incident number: 670502161ACD Accident case number: 670502161 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 71 AHC
South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 9 . . Passengers = 6
costing 228554
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report.)
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC O3 MILETT MR
P W1 ANTON FG
CE E3 GALE RC
G 1LT ROBBINS RUSSELL LINDSEY KIA

Passengers:
E4 D WALKER, PAX, D; ** R SCHMIDT, PAX, D; E4 DL SMITH, PAX, D; E3 D BARNES, PAX, D; E3 VP ANDERSON, PAX, D; ** JC PORTER, PAX, D;


Accident Summary:

While on a combat assault mission, the aircraft experienced an engine failure at approximately 35 feet of altitude during the landing approach and made a hard landing. The terrain was not suitable for landing.

This record was last updated on 09/20/98

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
66-10A501ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
66-1171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
66-1271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0371STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0471STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-05335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN