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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 67-17546

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: May 1968
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Jun 1968 To Oct 1970
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 3,144 -> Hours Flown: 3,144

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 16 Jul 1968
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 117
Accident case number: 680716011
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 3000
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O2 HOLIFIELD R
P O2 ERICSON GL

Accident Summary:

The main rotor blades struck a tree on approach into a confined LZ.

This record was last updated on 04/16/97

Date: 11 Jan 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 2,216
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
This was a Logistics Support mission for Resupply
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0050 feet and 110 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 4 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (5.6MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Main Rotor Blade System causing Spalling.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, MAIN ROTOR SYS, FLT CONTROLS
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued 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: BDART, 00576 (Battle Damage Assessment and Reporting Team Report.)

Date: 22 Apr 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 2,525
Accident case number: 700422091
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 1075
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O3 CALLAHAN MD
P O3 KUSMONT MJ

Accident Summary:

Acft yawed left at 300 ft AGL & 70 kts. AC stated eng failed. Acft was autorotated & landed with icdt dmg. \ fuel control failed

Date: 14 Jul 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 2,879
Accident case number: 700714151
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 OLSON RW
P O2 RASCH RN
CE E4 GLASEE JR
G E4 DICE DD

Accident Summary:

Aircraft at operating RPM on POL pad when another aircraft hovered close by causing FOD to blow up striking main rotor blade resulting in minor damage.

Date: 08 Aug 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 2,991
Accident case number: 700808181
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2106
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O2 STANAT C
P O2 BECKER JC
CE E5 PARR GE
G E4 LONG FD

Accident Summary:

Aircraft while hovering in field LZ when two ARVN soldiers jumped off the acft at the same time on the same side causing acft to rock back and tail rotor striking a tree stump. Acft was flown back to home station for repairs.

Date: 11 Nov 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 3,191
Accident case number: 701111121
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 775
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W2 GARRETT KS

Accident Summary:

Aircraft, while flying straight and level at 50 feet and 110 knots airspeed, The engine failed. the AC completed a successful autorotation to a rice paddy with incident damage. The acft was recovered and looked back to home station.

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
70-0571 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0671 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0771 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0871 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0971 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-1071 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-11142 TC DSVIETNAMRVN
70-12142 TC DSVIETNAMRVN
71-01AVSCOM FLT DET5TH ARMYST LOUISAVSCOM
71-02AVSCOM FLT DET5TH ARMYST LOUISAVSCOM
71-03ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-04ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-05ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-06ARADMACIN STORAGENAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-07ARADMACIN STORAGENAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-088TH SQ AIR CAV1ST ARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
71-098TH SQ AIR CAV1ST ARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
71-108TH SQ AIR CAV1ST ARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
71-118TH SQ AIR CAV1ST ARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
71-128TH SQ AIR CAV1ST ARMYFORT KNOX1ST ARMY
72-01HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
72-02HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
72-03HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
72-04HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
72-05HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
72-06HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
72-07HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
72-08HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
72-09HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
72-10HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
72-11HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
72-12HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
73-01HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
73-02HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
73-03HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
73-04HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
73-05HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
73-06HHC 1ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOOD5TH ARMY
73-071ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
73-081ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
73-091ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
73-101ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
73-111ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
73-121ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
74-011ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
74-021ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
74-031ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
74-041ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
74-051ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
74-091ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
74-101ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
74-111ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
74-121ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
75-011ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
75-021ST CAV DIV5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
75-036TH CAV BDE5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSECOM
75-046TH CAV BDE5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSECOM
75-056TH CAV BDE5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
75-066TH CAV BDE5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
75-076TH CAV BDE5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
75-096TH CAV BDE5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
75-106TH CAV BDE5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
75-116TH CAV BDE5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM
75-126TH CAV BDE5TH ARMYFORT HOODFORSCOM