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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-00503

Model: UH-1C
Date Purchased: Jun 1966
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Oct 1966 To Feb 1967
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 85 -> Hours Flown: 85

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 30 Oct 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 29
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0300 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)
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.
for 5240.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00786, FM232 ()

Date: 04 Nov 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 85
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at 0400 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.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00816, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 19 Dec 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 85
Accident case number: H833
Unit: 71 AHC
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 325000
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC WYATT BD
P DAUGHERT Y

Accident Summary:

Took off downwind, the left skid hit a dirt mound, the aircraft inverted

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
66-10A501ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
66-1171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
66-1271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-0271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN