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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-16332

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: Apr 1967
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From May 1968 To Aug 1969
Flight Hours: Beginning 2 / Ending 1,641 -> Hours Flown: 1,639

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 22 Sep 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,641
Incident number: 69092244.KIA
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Troop Insertation
While in Operations Area this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BT033228
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 KIA, 02 WIA . .
Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Destroyed by friendly forces
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: BDART, 00110 (Battle Damage Assessment and Reporting Team Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC WO1 ALEXANDER BARRY KENNETH KIA
G SP5 WILLIAMS JOHNNIE LEE JR KIA
This record was last updated on 11/29/98

Date: 12 May 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 2,035
Accident case number: 700512081
Unit: 116 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Cu Chi in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 490
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P W1 YARBROUGH LH

Accident Summary:

On short final to one-ship LZ with trps supplies & full load of fuel plt noticed area was unsuitable for ldg & began a left pedal turn lost lift & began sinking he pulled in power to stop dexcent & at 40 lbs of torque rpm bled off he reduced pitch to regain rpm & tried to cushion acft onto gnd acft struck gnd with zero airspd bending both skids.

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