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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 68-16219

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: Aug 1969
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Sep 1969 To Dec 1971
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 1,996 -> Hours Flown: 1,996

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 09 Oct 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 988
Accident case number: 701009061
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 600
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 MAURER H

Accident Summary:

Aircraft terminating approach to LZ and was about to touch down, a mail bag flew up into the tail rotor blades resulting in damage to both blades. Repairs were made at the LZ and aircraft released to continue mission.

Date: 02 Feb 1971
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,288
Accident case number: 710202091
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 7200
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O3 MARTY TJ

Accident Summary:

While extracting rangers from an extremely confined LZ the aircraft had a blade strike against a tree causing damage to the tail rotor and main rotor blades.

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
69-08OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVCOMITR
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
70-1171 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-1271 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
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
72-0148 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
72-0248 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
72-0348 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
72-0448 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
72-0548 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
72-0648 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
72-0748 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
72-08142 TC DSVIETNAMRVN
72-09142 TC DSVIETNAMRVN
72-10142 TC DSVIETNAMRVN