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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 67-17497

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: May 1968
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Jun 1968 To Apr 1970
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 2,274 -> Hours Flown: 2,274

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 03 Jan 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 883
Accident case number: 690103021
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 440
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P O2 IRWIN RJ

Accident Summary:

Partial power loss was experienced during climb out. Acft entered autorotation. Complete eng failure occurred during touchdown.

Date: 08 Apr 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,051
Accident case number: 690408111
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 786
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 BAILEY RE

Accident Summary:

Pilot made approach to pad with excessive speed. When flair wasinitiated to stop acft, tail stinger struck grnd and broke off causing dmg to one tail rotor blade.

Date: 12 Jul 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,335
Accident case number: 690712061
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 450
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 BAILEY RE

Accident Summary:

In flt loud noise was heard & acft entered auto. Grinding noisewas heard during auto. Acft lnd in rice paddy bending skids \ fod restricted airflow in eng

Date: 29 Jan 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,933
Accident case number: 700129021
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2936
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 LANG NE

Accident Summary:

Driver of jeep with ship antenna drove near acft which was shutting down & allowed M/R blades to strike antenna.

Date: 17 May 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 2,274
Unit: 71 AHC
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: AT890267
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
68-05INTRANSITIN TRANSITAVCOMCTR
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
69-1171STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
69-1271STASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
70-0171 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0271 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0371 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0471 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN