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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-00504

Model: UH-1C
Date Purchased: Jun 1966
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Oct 1966 To Dec 1967
Flight Hours: Beginning 67 / Ending 706 -> Hours Flown: 639

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 18 Aug 1966
Description:
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 1000 feet and 090 knots.
Cambodia
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 8017.50
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00491, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )

Date: 18 Sep 1966
Description:
Accident case number: G424
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 0
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P BRETON J

Accident Summary:

ACFT INFLT HEARD 3 LOUD BANGS FROM REAR OF ACFT LANDED AND INSPECTED FLOWN BACK TO BASE FOR MORE INSPECTION SUP INFO ENG INSPECTED NO DAMAGE FOUND

Date: 06 Nov 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 161
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0200 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 Windshield causing Spalling.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 02 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 434.80
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00825, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 05 Jan 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 289
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 Landing at 0500 feet and UNK 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 Tail Section
Systems damaged were: ARMAMENT, STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
BIEN HOA recovered the helicopter. for 155.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 72018, JSIDR, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 19 Aug 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 586
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 0700 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 Left Side
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
TAM KY recovered the helicopter. Repaired at CHU LAI for 41.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 73476, JSIDR, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 05 Jan 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 706
MIA-POW file reference number: 0966
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0500 feet and 090 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: AT967265
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: HYDRAULIC SYS, ENGINE
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Reference Notes. Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: 0966, UH1P3, 00515 ()
Loss to Inventory
Crew: ANTON, FRANCIS GENE; LEWIS R PFISTER JF

Crew Members:
AC W2 ANTON FG
P O2 CARSON FL
CE SP4 LEWIS R
G PFC PFISTER JF

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