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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 65-09557

Model: UH-1C
Date Purchased: May 1966
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From May 1969 To Feb 1970
Flight Hours: Beginning 995 / Ending 1,409 -> Hours Flown: 414

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 10 Mar 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 461
Accident case number: 670310011
Unit: 170 AHC
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 2 . . Passengers = 0
costing 7345
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O2 WINTERS RC
P O3 CARTER LL
CE E3 BROOKS JE
G E5 CULLINS LW

Accident Summary:

While firing on an LZ, the rocket exploded at the right cockpit door. Suspect rocket motor malfunction

Date: 19 Aug 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 611
Unit: 174 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0500 feet and 085 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: DRIVESHAFT, FLT CONTROLS
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: LNOF, 73487, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 13 Mar 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 732
Unit: 335 TC CO
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0500 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. (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, 07303 ()

Date: 09 Aug 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 939
Unit: D/227 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
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)
The helicopter was hit in the Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: FLT CONTROLS, MAIN ROTOR SYS
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, 22204 ()

Date: 02 Sep 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,222
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort
While in Operations Area this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0080 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)
The helicopter was hit in the Engine Compartment
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, 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: BDART, SIF, 00037 (Incidents converted from the fixed-wing data base. Battle Damage Assessment and Reporting Team Report. )

Date: 25 Sep 1971
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,583
Unit: 134 AHC
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: CQ125985
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
66-10170 AVN COVIETNAMRVN
66-11170 AVN COVIETNAMRVN
66-12170 AVN COVIETNAMRVN
67-01170 AVN COVIETNAMRVN
67-02170 AVN COVIETNAMRVN
67-03POST SUPPLY6TH ARMYFORT ORD6TH ARMY
67-04ARMY AVN DIV6TH ARMYDUGWAY PGTEVALCOM
67-05ARMY AVN DIV6TH ARMYDUGWAY PGTEVALCOM
67-06174 AVN COVIETNAMRVN
67-07174 AVN COVIETNAMRVN
67-08174 AVN COVIETNAMRVN
67-09174 AVN COVIETNAMRVN
67-10174 AVN COVIETNAMRVN
67-11335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
67-12335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
68-01335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
68-02335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
68-03335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
68-04335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
68-05335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
68-06355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-07OPM SEA NITEOPS1ST ARMYFORT BELVOIRAMC
68-08COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
68-09COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
68-10COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
68-1179 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
68-12OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVCOMITR
69-01ARADMACIN TRANSITNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-02ARADMACIN STORAGENAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-03ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-04ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-0571STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0671STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0771STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0871STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0971STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-1071STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-1171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-1271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-0171 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0271 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-03142 TC DSVIETNAMRVN
70-04142 TC DSVIETNAMRVN
70-05OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVCOMITR
70-06ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
70-07ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
70-08ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
70-09ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
70-10ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
70-11ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
70-12BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
71-01NAT&GUARDNAT GDZI
71-02NAT&GUARDNAT GDZI
71-03BEL HELBAILMENTFT WORTHAVSCOM
71-04BEL HELBAILMENTFT WORTHAVSCOM
71-05BEL HELBAILMENTFT WORTHAVSCOM
71-06108TH DIV TNG3RD ARMYCHARLOTTERESV
71-07134 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-08134 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0979 TC COVIETNAMRVN