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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-16260

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: Apr 1967
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From May 1968 To Oct 1969
Flight Hours: Beginning 3 / Ending 1,886 -> Hours Flown: 1,883

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 03 Apr 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,212
Accident case number: 690403061
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 430
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 PECK WE

Accident Summary:

Landed on tree stump in unprepared LZ with incidental damage to fuel cell.

Date: 15 Nov 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,886
Unit: 71 AHC
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BT179466
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

Date: 03 Sep 1970
Description:
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YT532021
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
67-04GEN SUPPLY DIV4THARMYRED RIVER ADAVCOM
67-05ARMY AVN DIV6TH ARMYDUGWAY PGTEVALCOM
67-06USARV FLT DETVIETNAMRVN
67-07USARV FLT DETVIETNAMRVN
67-08BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
67-09BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
67-10BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
67-11355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
67-12355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-01355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-02355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-03355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-04BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
68-0571STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0671STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0771STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0871STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-0971STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-1071STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-1171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-1271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0371STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0471STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0571STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0671STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0771STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0871STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0971STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-1071STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN