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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-16491

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: Jun 1967
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Jan 1971 To Dec 1971
Flight Hours: Beginning 2,101 / Ending 2,828 -> Hours Flown: 727

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 02 Jan 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 851
Accident case number: 690102071
Unit: A/4 AVN 4 INF
The station for this helicopter was An Khe in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2722
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P O2 WILCOX JF
CP W1 FINCH WD

Accident Summary:

Pilot went into a practice autorotation & engine failed to respond after two attempted power recoveries and then quit. Engine failure, cause not reptorted.

Date: 15 Feb 1972
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 2,922
Accident case number: 720215121
Unit: A/7/17 CAV
The station for this helicopter was Phan Rang Bay in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 1
costing 2000
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P W1 DICKERSON C
CP O2 LITTLEPAGE SD

Passengers:
UNK, GG, G;


Accident Summary:

Aircraft made approach into LZ with 4 passengers on board. The LZ was sod with elephant grass. Pilot cleared by crew chief and gunner. Aircraft touched down and the bubble landed on a small stump. Right chin bubble was destroyed. Aircraft was flown back to home base for repairs.

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
67-06ARMY AVN DET1ST ARMYUS NAV AIR STATELECTCOM
67-07ARMY AVN DET1ST ARMYUS NAV AIR STATELECTCOM
67-08ARMY AVN DET1ST ARMYUS NAV AIR STATELECTCOM
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
68-05355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-06355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-07OPM SEA NITEOPS1ST ARMYFORT BELVOIRAMC
68-08HHD 44 ENG GPTHAILANDPACIFIC
68-09HHD 44 ENG GPTHAILANDPACIFIC
68-10HHD 44 ENG GPTHAILANDPACIFIC
68-11A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
68-12A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
69-01A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
69-02A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
69-03A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
69-04A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
69-05A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
69-06A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
69-07A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
69-08A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
69-09A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
69-10A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
69-11A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
69-12A CO 4 AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
70-01A 4 AVN BN 4INFVIETNAMRVN
70-02A 4 AVN BN 4INFVIETNAMRVN
70-03A 4 AVN BN 4INFVIETNAMRVN
70-04A 4 AVN BN 4INFVIETNAMRVN
70-05A 4 AVN BN 4INFVIETNAMRVN
70-06A 4 AVN BN 4INFVIETNAMRVN
70-07A 4 AVN BN 4INFVIETNAMRVN
70-08A 4 AVN BN 4INFVIETNAMRVN
70-0979 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
70-1079 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
70-1179 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
70-1279 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
71-0171 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0271 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0371 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0471 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0571 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0671 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0771 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
71-0871 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
71-09A 123RD AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
71-10608 TC DSVIETNAMRVN
71-11608 TC DSVIETNAMRVN
71-121 1 CAV D TRPVIETNAMRVN
72-017 17 CAV A TRPVIETNAMRVN
72-027 17 CAV A TRPVIETNAMRVN
72-03OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVSCOM
72-04OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVSCOM
72-05OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVSCOM
72-06OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVSCOM
72-07ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
72-08NAVAL AIR CTRLOANPATUXENTAVSCOM
72-09NAVAL AIR CTRLOANPATUXENTAVSCOM