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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 65-10068

Model: UH-1D
Date Purchased: Aug 1966
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Oct 1966 To Sep 1967
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 1,142 -> Hours Flown: 1,142

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 08 Dec 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 418
Incident number: 66120888.KIA
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight 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 Passenger Cargo Section
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, PERSONNEL
It is unknown or not reported if the self sealing fuel tank developed a leak.
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
for 20.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00923, COMLT, FM232, CASRP, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )

Crew Members:
CE SP4 PALMIERI ERNEST KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/98

Date: 05 Jan 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 534
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 0100 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, 72016 ()

Date: 22 Feb 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 672
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, PERSONNEL
Casualties = YES . .
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some 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, 72249 ()

Date: 25 May 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 879
Accident case number: 670525091
Unit: 71 AHC
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 4800
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 HOWARD CR
P O3 BOWEN HL
CE E3 LYNCH JM
G E3 WARDLOW J

Accident Summary:

The pilot terminated the approach in a tail low attitude. The tail rotor struck the ground. The 90 degree gear box and tail rotor were torn from the aircraft

Date: 12 Sep 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,142
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 0100 feet and 060 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 4 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: PERSONNEL
Casualties = YES . .
The helicopter made a Precautionary Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time 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, 73650 ()

Date: 27 Sep 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,142
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 0200 feet and 050 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: PERSONNEL
Casualties = YES . .
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, 73758 ()

Date: 26 Jan 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,420
Accident case number: 690126021
Unit: C/101 AVN
The station for this helicopter was Hue / LZ Sally in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 6000
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 FORSLUND JH

Accident Summary:

On takeoff RPM bled to 5600 RPM causing AC to lose control of acft. M/R blades struck tree causing damage to rt syn elevator.

Date: 26 Feb 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,503
Accident case number: 690226011
Unit: C/101 AVN
The station for this helicopter was Camp Eagle in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 300
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 PENTILLA ED

Accident Summary:

Electrical wires shorted in flight. ac lnd crew put out fire \ caught fire \

Date: 04 May 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,993
Accident case number: 700504051
Unit: 1 TC BN
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 265
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P W4 STEWART JL
IP W4 SANDIDGE J

Accident Summary:

While terminating a straight in approach, pilot attempted to stop forward movement by applying more aft cyclic. Acft was flared excessively causing the tailboom to strike the edge of the flt deck just prior to acft coming to a hover the acft sustained incdt dmg

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
67-10335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
67-11ARADMAC4TH ARMYNAVAL AIR STAAVCOM
67-12ARADMAC4TH ARMYNAVAL AIR STAAVCOM
68-01ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-02ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-03ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-04BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
68-05355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-06355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-07OPM SEA NITEOPS1ST ARMYFORT BELVOIRAMC
68-08HHD 44 ENG GPTHAILANDPACIFIC
68-09HHD 44 ENG GPTHAILANDPACIFIC
68-10HHD 44 ENG GPTHAILANDPACIFIC
68-11CO C 101 AHBVIETNAMRVN
68-12CO C 101 AHBVIETNAMRVN
69-01CO C 101 AHBVIETNAMRVN
69-02CO C 101 AHBVIETNAMRVN
69-03OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVCOMITR
69-04ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-05BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
69-06BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
69-07BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
69-08BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
69-091ST TC BN AMD6THARMYSAN FRANCISCOAVCOM
69-101ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
69-111ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
69-121ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
70-011ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
70-021ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
70-031ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
70-041ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
70-051ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
70-061ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
70-071ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
70-081ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
70-091ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
70-101ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
70-111ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
70-121ST TC BNPACIFICAVSCOM
71-011ST TC BN AMBPACIFICAVSCOM
71-021ST TC BN AMBPACIFICAVSCOM
71-031ST TC BN AMBPACIFICAVSCOM
71-041ST TC BN AMBPACIFICAVSCOM
71-05ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-06ARADMACIN STORAGENAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-07ARADMACIN STORAGENAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-088TH SQ AIR CAV1ST ARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
71-098TH SQ AIR CAV1ST ARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
71-108TH SQ AIR CAV1ST ARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
71-118TH SQ AIR CAV1ST ARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
71-128TH SQ AIR CAV1ST ARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
72-01USAAVNS ELEAVN SCHOOLFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
72-02USAAVNS ELEAVN SCHOOLFORT STEWARTCONARCAS
72-03SUPPLY DIV3RD ARMYHUNTER AAF3RD ARMY
72-04197TH AVN CO3RD ARMYFORT BENNING3RD ARMY
72-05197TH AVN CO3RD ARMYFORT BENNING3RD ARMY
72-06197TH AVN CO3RD ARMYFORT BENNING3RD ARMY
72-07197TH AVN CO3RD ARMYFORT BENNING3RD ARMY
72-08214TH CAB3RD ARMYHUNTER AAF3RD ARMY
72-09214TH CAB3RD ARMYHUNTER AAF3RD ARMY
72-10214TH CAB3RD ARMYHUNTER AAF3RD ARMY
72-11214TH CAB3RD ARMYHUNTER AAF3RD ARMY
72-12214TH CAB3RD ARMYHUNTER AAF3RD ARMY
73-01214TH CAB3RD ARMYHUNTER AAF3RD ARMY
73-02SUPPLY DIV3RD ARMYHUNTER AAF3RD ARMY
73-03SUPPLY DIV3RD ARMYFT BENNING3RD ARMY
73-04SUPPLY DIV3RD ARMYFT BENNING3RD ARMY
73-05SUPPLY DIV3RD ARMYFT BENNING3RD ARMY
73-06ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
73-07SUP DIV1ST ARMYFT BENNINGTRADOC
73-08SUP DIV1ST ARMYFT BENNINGTRADOC
73-09SUP DIV1ST ARMYFT BENNINGTRADOC
73-10NASALOANLANGLY RSH CTRAVSCOM
73-11NASALOANLANGLY RSH CTRAVSCOM
73-12NASALOANLANGLY RSH CTRAVSCOM
74-01NASALOANLANGLY RSH CTRAVSCOM
74-02NASALOANLANGLY RSH CTRAVSCOM
74-03NASALOANLANGLY RSH CTRAVSCOM
74-043/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
74-053/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
74-053/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
74-093/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
74-103/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
74-113/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
74-123/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
75-013/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
75-023/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
75-033/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
75-043/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
75-053/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
75-063/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
75-073/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
75-083/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
75-093/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
75-103/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
75-113/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE
75-123/11TH ACR HHTGERMANYEUROPE