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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-16353

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: May 1967
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From May 1970 To May 1970
Flight Hours: Beginning 2,169 / Ending 2,209 -> Hours Flown: 40

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 11 Feb 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,560
Accident case number: 690211211
Unit: 196 ASHC
The station for this helicopter was Da Nang in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 1054
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P W1 SINCLAIR BW

Accident Summary:

While sitting in revetment with force trim on at 6600 rpm & flat pitch plt removed ft from pedals to adjust seat nose of acft swung to left causing sink elevator to hit revetment

Date: 02 Aug 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 2,163
Accident case number: 690802011
Unit: 192 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Ban Me Thuot in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 6036
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 SHUMATE WG

Accident Summary:

ACFT M/R BLADES STRUCK TREE WHILE HOVERING IN LZ ICDT DMG

Date: 10 Jun 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 2,209
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Troop Extraction , Hot Area.
While in PickUp Zone this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0300 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: AT854193
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG, 7.62MM, 12.)
causing an Explosion.
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 INJ . .
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
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, LNNF, CASRP, FM385, CRAFX, JSIDR (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
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
67-11192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
67-12192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-01192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-02192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-03192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-04192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-05192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-06192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-07192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-08192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-09192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-10192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-11192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
68-12192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-01192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-02192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-03192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-04192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-05192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-06192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-07192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-08192 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-09ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-10ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-11ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
69-12ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
70-01ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVCOM
70-0279 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
70-0379 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
70-0479 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
70-0571 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN