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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 64-13796

Model: UH-1D
Date Purchased: Sep 1965
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Oct 1966 To Oct 1967
Flight Hours: Beginning 897 / Ending 2,027 -> Hours Flown: 1,130

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 22 May 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 1500 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 Passenger Cargo Section
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, 00222, FM48 ()

Date: 07 Jun 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 Landing at 0200 feet and 060 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: FUEL SYS
It is unknown or not reported if the self sealing fuel tank developed a leak.
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 448.50
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00282, JSIDR, FM232 (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 13 Jul 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 0025 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: ELECTRICAL SYS, STRUCTURE, INSTRUMENTS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 89.99
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00383, JSIDR, FM232 (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 14 Oct 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,027
Incident number: 66101414.KIA
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0040 feet and 030 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
for 308.28
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00698, COMLT, CASRP, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )

Crew Members:
P WO1 PRUHS ROBERT L KIA
CE SP4 TURCHI LOUIS KIA

War Story:
Sources indicate that these two men may have died together in the same aircraft. VHPA is very interested in knowing more about this event

This record was last updated on 05/25/98

Date: 14 Nov 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,140
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 0050 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 Tail Section
Systems damaged were: OIL SYS, STRUCTURE
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some mission objectives.
for 32.50
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00857, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 08 Dec 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,211
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was on Take-Off at 1200 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)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
for 2964.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00924, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 02 Apr 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,628
Accident case number: 670402021
Unit: 71 AHC
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 3000
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 HOWARD CR
P W1 WEIGAND KF

Accident Summary:

During an approach to the LZ, the main rotor blades struck some bamboo

Date: 02 Jul 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,765
Accident case number: 670702021
Unit: 71 AHC
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 2 . . Passengers = 0
costing 575
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 HOWARD CR
P W1 MARTIN K
CE E4 LYNCH JM
G E4 CLARK KD

Accident Summary:

Discarding unserviceable ammunition, an explosion occurred outside the aircraft spraying fragments into the left side and main rotor blades.

Date: 31 Jul 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,765
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 0030 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 Tail Section
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: UH1P2, 73344 ()

Date: 02 Aug 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,857
Accident case number: 670802121
Unit: 71 AHC
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 5800
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 HOLGERSON WL
P W1 MARTIN K

Accident Summary:

Upon landing in the LZ, the main rotor contacted trees.

Date: 15 Aug 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,857
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Logistics Support mission for Resupply , to Forward Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on the Ground 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 Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
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, 73429 ()

Date: 21 Sep 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,929
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 0050 feet and 095 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 Passenger Cargo Section
Systems damaged were: UNK
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: UH1P2, 73722 ()

Date: 15 Nov 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 2,080
Unit: 79 TC CO
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.
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 Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
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, 74210 ()

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
67-0571STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0671STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0771STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0871STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0971STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-1071STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-1179 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
67-12ARADMAC4TH ARMYNAVAL AIR STAAVCOM
68-01ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-02ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-03ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-04ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-05355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-06355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-07OPM SEA NITEOPS1ST ARMYFORT BELVOIRAMC
68-08USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
68-09USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
68-10USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
68-11USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
68-12USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
69-01USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
69-02USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
69-03USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
69-04USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
69-05USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
69-06USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
69-07USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
69-08USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
69-09USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
69-10USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
69-11USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
69-12USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
70-01USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
70-02USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
70-03USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
70-04USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
70-05USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
70-06USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
70-07USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
70-08USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
70-09USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
70-10USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
70-11USA FLT TNG CTRAV SCHFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
70-12USA AVN SCHOOLAV SCHFORT RUCKERCONARCAS
71-01USAAVNSAYN SCHOOLFORT RUCKERCONARCS
71-02USAAVNSAVN SCHOOLFORT RUCKERCONARCAS
71-03USAAVNSAVN SCHOOLFORT RUCKERCONARCAS
71-04USAAVNSAVN SCHOOLFORT RUCKERCONARCAS
71-05SUPPLY DIV3RD ARMYFORT RUCKER3RD ARMY
71-06SUPPLY DIV3RD ARMYFORT RUCKER3RD ARMY
71-07USAAVNSAVN SCHOOLFORT RUCKERCONARCAS
71-08USAAVNSAVN SCHOOLFORT RUCKERCONARCAS
71-09NAT GUARDNAT GDZI
71-10NAT GUARDNAT GDZI
71-11NAT GUARDNAT GDZI
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72-01NAT GUARDNAT GDZI
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73-05NASALOANLANGLY RSH CTRAVSCOM
73-06NASALOANLANGLY RSH CTRAVSCOM
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75-12NAT GUARDNAT GDZI