663

Historical Data Display for Aircraft 66-16663

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: Jul 1967
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Mar 1969 To Jul 1969
Flight Hours: Beginning 840 / Ending 1,354 -> Hours Flown: 514

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 28 Sep 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 16
Unit: 54 MED DET
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
Unknown this helicopter was Landing at 0100 feet and UNK 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 Passenger Cargo Section
Systems damaged were: ELECTRICAL 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, 73782 ()

Date: 26 Nov 1967
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 101
Unit: 54 MED DET
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Medical Evacuation
Unknown this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0050 feet and 090 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 3 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: FUEL SYS
The self sealing fuel tank developed a large leak.
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some 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, 74149 ()

Date: 19 Aug 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,354
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on Take-Off at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BT033209
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
The helicopter was hit in the Tail Section
Systems damaged were: FLT CONTROLS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 INJ . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
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, CRAFX (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
67-07DIROF SUP TRAN6TH ARMYSHARPE GDAVCOM
67-08DIROF SUP TRAN6TH ARMYSHARPE GDAVCOM
67-0954 MED DETVIETNAMRVN
67-1054 MED DETVIETNAMRVN
67-1154 MED DETVIETNAMRVN
67-1254 MED DETVIETNAMRVN
68-0154 MED DETVIETNAMRVN
68-02498 MED CO AMVIETNAMRVN
68-03355 AVN CO4TH ARMYFORT SILL4TH ARMY
68-04BELL HCPTRBAILMENTFT WORTHAVCOM
68-0554 MED DETVIETNAMRVN
68-0654 MED DETVIETNAMRVN
68-0754 MED DETVIETNAMRVN
68-0854 MED DETVIETNAMRVN
68-0954 MED DETVIETNAMRVN
68-1054 MED DETVIETNAMRVN
68-1154 MED DETVIETNAMRVN
68-12335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
69-01335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
69-02335 TRANS COVIETNAMRVN
69-0371STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0471STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0571STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0671STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-0771STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN