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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 68-16544

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: Dec 1969
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From May 1971 To Sep 1971
Flight Hours: Beginning 897 / Ending 1,190 -> Hours Flown: 293

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 07 Jun 1971
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 991
Accident case number: 710607111
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 3530
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 BEDFORD DS

Accident Summary:

Aircraft commander was landing the aircraft at a field location when the main rotor blade struck a small tree. The aircraft was shut down and a tear was noticed on the underside of one of the main rotor blades. The aircraft was flown back to Chu Lai.

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
71-09A 123RD AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
71-0871 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
71-0771 ASLT HEL COVIETNAMRVN
71-0671 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0571 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-04A 123RD AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
71-03A 123RD AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
71-02A 123RD AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
71-01A 123RD AVN BNVIETNAMRVN
70-12A 123AVBN AMDIVVIETNAMRVN
70-11A 123AVBN AMDIVVIETNAMRVN
70-10A 123AVBN AMDIVVIETNAMRVN
70-09A 123AVBN AMDIVVIETNAMRVN
70-08A 123AVBN AMDIVVIETNAMRVN
70-07A 123AVBN AMDIVVIETNAMRVN
70-06A 123AVBN AMDIVVIETNAMRVN
70-05A 123AVBN AMDIVVIETNAMRVN
70-04A 123AVBN AMDIVVIETNAMRVN
70-03A 123AVBN AMDIVVIETNAMRVN
70-02A 123AVBN AMDIVVIETNAMRVN
70-01OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVCOMITR
69-12OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVCOMITR