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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-00497

Model: UH-1C
Date Purchased: Jun 1966
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Oct 1966 To Jul 1968
Flight Hours: Beginning 44 / Ending 1,066 -> Hours Flown: 1,022

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 14 Oct 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 138
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 1000 feet and 080 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)
Systems damaged were: TAIL ROTOR, MAIN ROTOR SYS, STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 5649.75
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00699, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 20 Nov 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 225
Unit: 71 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 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 228.49
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00883, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 05 Jul 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 493
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0800 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. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Forward area
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
CHU LAI recovered the helicopter. Repaired at CHU LAI for 7005.50
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 73188, JSIDR, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 29 Sep 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 536
Unit: 71 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 0300 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 Forward area
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
TAM KY recovered the helicopter. for 14.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 73807, JSIDR, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )

Date: 23 Nov 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 636
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was in Orbit at 1000 feet and 100 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: 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: LNOF, 74129, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 04 Jan 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 773
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was in Descent at 0800 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 3 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 Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, MAIN ROTOR SYS
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: UH1P3, 00401 ()

Date: 10 Jan 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 773
Unit: 71 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 0150 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. (12.7MM)
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: UH1P3, 01001 ()

Date: 13 Apr 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 928
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0600 feet and 090 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: UH1P3, 10402, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 10 May 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,043
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 0050 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 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: UH1P3, 13102 ()

Date: 10 May 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,043
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 0050 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 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: UH1P3, 13101 ()

Date: 11 May 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,043
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 in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 1200 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 Bottom
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, 13201 ()

Date: 06 Jun 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,057
Unit: 71 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 1000 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 Engine Compartment
Systems damaged were: OIL SYS
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.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P3, 15805 ()

Date: 24 Oct 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,609
Unit: 240 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was an Unknown mission
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0400 feet and UNK knots.
Unknown
Helicopter took 6 hits from:
Systems damaged were: UNK
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft took off, fully flight capable.
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: UH1P3, 29702 ()

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
67-1171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-1271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0371STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0471STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0571STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0671STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0771STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-08ARADMACIN STORAGENAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-09ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-10BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
68-11BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
68-12BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
69-01BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
69-02BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
69-03BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
69-04BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
69-05HHD 44 ENG GPTHAILANDPACIFIC
69-06240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-07240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-08240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-09240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-10240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-11240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-12240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-01240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-02240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-03240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-04240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-05240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-06240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-07240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-08240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-09240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-10240 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-1156 TRANS CO DSVIETNAMRVN
70-12166 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
71-01AVSCOM FLT DET5TH ARMYST LOUISAVSCOM
71-02ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-03ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-04ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
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
71-10NAT GUARDNAT GDZI
71-11NAT GUARDNAT GDZI
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