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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-16231

Model: UH-1D
Date Purchased: Apr 1967
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Jun 1967 To May 1968
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 1,276 -> Hours Flown: 1,276

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 07 Jul 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 176
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Troop Extraction , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0020 feet and 030 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = YES . .
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: UH1P2, 73199 ()

Date: 31 Jul 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 176
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Command and Control
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 0700 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 Cockpit
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: UH1P2, 73343 ()

Date: 03 Aug 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 287
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Logistics Support mission for Resupply , to Forward Area.
While in Operations Area this helicopter was in Descent 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 Equipment 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: UH1P2, 73359 ()

Date: 19 Aug 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 287
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0050 feet and 040 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 Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
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: UH1P2, 73477 ()

Date: 12 Sep 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 382
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0200 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 Cockpit
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: UH1P2, 73647 ()

Date: 27 Sep 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 382
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 1500 feet and 070 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: UNK
The armor protecting the personnel was effective.
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: UH1P2, 73759 ()

Date: 03 Jul 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,439
Unit: 355 AVN
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XP061576
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )

Note:
Although this helicopter was written off because of this incident, it was later rebuilt and returned to service.

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
67-04DIROF SUP TRAN6TH ARMYSHARPE GDAVCOM
67-05DIROF SUP TRAN6TH ARMYSHARPE GDAVCOM
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
68-06355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY