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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-15006

Model: UH-1C
Date Purchased: Jan 1967
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Jun 1968 To May 1969
Flight Hours: Beginning 449 / Ending 732 -> Hours Flown: 283

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 09 Feb 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 321
Unit: B/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0800 feet and 080 knots.
Unknown
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: 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, 04007 ()

Date: 18 Mar 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 332
Unit: HHT/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0025 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 Passenger Cargo 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, 07801 ()

Date: 23 Apr 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 396
Unit: HHT/3/17 CAV
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 UNK feet and 085 knots.
Unknown
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
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, 11403 ()

Date: 15 Jun 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 497
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 0050 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 Right Side
Systems damaged were: ENGINE
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
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, 16702 ()

Date: 16 Jun 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 732
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Rescue of Persons
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BT097246
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (60MM MOR)
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 INJ . .
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 Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, UH1P3, 16702 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
67-01GEN SUPPLY DIV4THARMYRED RIVER ADAMC
67-02GEN SUPPLY DIV4THARMYRED RIVER ADAMC
67-03TRP B 3SQ 17CAV1STARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
67-04HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV1STARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
67-05HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV1STARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
67-06HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV1STARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
67-07TRP B 3SQ 17CAV1STARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
67-08TRP B 3SQ 17CAV1STARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
67-09HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV1STARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
67-10TRP B 3SQ 17CAVVIETNAMRVN
67-11TRP B 3SQ 17CAVVIETNAMRVN
67-12TRP B 3SQ 17CAVVIETNAMRVN
68-01TRP B 3SQ 17CAVVIETNAMRVN
68-02TRP B 3SQ 17CAVVIETNAMRVN
68-03HQTRP 3SQ 17CAVVIETNAMRVN
68-04HQTRP 3SQ 17CAVVIETNAMRVN
68-05HQTRP 3SQ 17CAVVIETNAMRVN
68-0671STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0771STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0871STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0971STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-1071STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-11335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
68-12OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVCOMITR
69-01ARADMACIN TRANSITNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-02ARADMACIN STORAGENAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-03ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-04HHD 44 ENG GPTHAILANDPACIFIC
69-0571STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN