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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-15012

Model: UH-1C
Date Purchased: Feb 1967
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Dec 1968 To May 1969
Flight Hours: Beginning 686 / Ending 935 -> Hours Flown: 249

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 13 Aug 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 317
Accident case number: 670813031
Unit: D/227 AVN
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 33564
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P W2 GRUETZMAN FL
IP W2 GORDON RO
CE E4 GUINN WC
G E4 VICTORIA S

Accident Summary:

The engine would not respond to application of throttle at the termination of a simulated low side governor failure resulting in a hard landing.

Date: 22 Mar 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 842
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 5 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Tail Section
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS
The helicopter made a Precautionary Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any 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, 08101 ()

Date: 16 Jun 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 935
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: BT086190
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (12.7MM)
Systems damaged were: TAIL ROTOR, HYDRAULIC SYS
The helicopter Crashed. 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, 16703 (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
67-02TRAN MDMHELCO SALASKAALASKA
67-03DIROF SUP TRAN6TH ARMYSHARPE GDAVCOM
67-04COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
67-05COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
67-06COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
67-07COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
67-08COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
67-09COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
67-10COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
67-11COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
67-12COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
68-01COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
68-02COD 227ABAH1CAVVIETNAMRVN
68-03355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-04BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
68-05ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-06ARADMACIN STORAGENAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-07ARADMACIN STORAGENAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-08ARADMACIN STORAGENAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-09ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-10ARADMAC4TH ARMYNAVAL AIR STAAVCOM
68-11ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
68-1271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0371STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0471STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0571STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN