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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-01625

Model: UH-1M
Date Purchased:
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From To Jul 1971
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 0 -> Hours Flown: 0

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 21 Jul 1971
Description:
Accident case number: 710721061
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 1258
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O3 MARKIEWICZ RF

Accident Summary:

Pilot in command was taking off from a 3 foot hover wiht a fully loaded UH-1M aircraft, with 1450 pounds of fuel. While entering translational lift, the aircraft was caught in the turbulence from the aircraft in front of it. The left front skid caught in the PSP creating damage to both skids and crosstubes. The aircraft was flown back to Chu Lai and provisions were made to land the aircraft safely.

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
71-0771 AHCVIETNAM