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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-00508

Model: UH-1C
Date Purchased: Jun 1966
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Oct 1966 To Sep 1968
Flight Hours: Beginning 56 / Ending 1,147 -> Hours Flown: 1,091

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 21 Sep 1966
Description:
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0100 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: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 48.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00628, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )

Date: 22 Sep 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 0500 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 Forward area causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: ARMAMENT, MAIN ROTOR SYS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 48.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00636, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )

Date: 12 Oct 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 103
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 0600 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: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 142.75
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00695, FM232 ()

Date: 14 Oct 1966
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 103
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 0030 feet and 110 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 Bottom
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, STRUCTURE, FLT CONTROLS, ELECTRICAL SYS, INSTRUMENTS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 425.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00700, FM232, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 27 Apr 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 252
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 on Take-Off at 0800 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)
Systems damaged were: COMM SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 30.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 72582, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base.)

Date: 19 Jun 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 326
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Rescue or Rescue Support
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0900 feet and 100 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: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 71.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 72934, JSIDR, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 15 Aug 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 405
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 1500 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)
Systems damaged were: TAIL ROTOR
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
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, 73423, JSIDR, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 16 Aug 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 405
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 1500 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)
Systems damaged were: TAIL ROTOR
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, 73432, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report.)

Date: 02 May 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 865
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 0500 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 Passenger Cargo Section
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, 12304 ()

Date: 06 Jun 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 960
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 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: 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, 15806 ()

Date: 20 May 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,189
Unit: 189 AHC
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YB980195
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
66-10A501ASLT 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
68-0871STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0971STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-10335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
68-11142 TC DSVIETNAMRVN
68-12ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-01ARADMACIN TRANSITNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-02ARADMACIN STORAGENAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-03ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-04189 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN