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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 68-15225

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: Dec 1968
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Jan 1969 To Mar 1970
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 1,245 -> Hours Flown: 1,245

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 19 Mar 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 292
Accident case number: 690319221
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 1800
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 LARD WR

Accident Summary:

Acft was on emerg med evac when the M/R blade struck a tree that was hidden by vines the M/R blade was dmg 5 in from tip

Date: 08 Dec 1969
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 862
Unit: 71 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
This was a Logistics Support mission for Resupply
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0050 feet and 110 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 Left Side
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, POWER TRAIN
The helicopter Continued Flight. Aircraft is later recovered by any means other than its own power.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Ultimate forced landing
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: BDART, 00254 (Battle Damage Assessment and Reporting Team Report.)

Date: 19 Apr 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,245
Unit: 71 AHC
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BT155005
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
68-12610 TRANS 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