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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 69-15357

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: May 1970
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Jul 1970 To Mar 1971
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 554 -> Hours Flown: 554

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 13 Sep 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 145
Accident case number: 700913021
Unit: 176 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2245
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
IP W1 WEST DJ

Accident Summary:

Aircraft terminating last autorotation of standardization check ride. During final deceleration, pilot made excessive movement of cyclic to the rear while aircraft was too close to the ground. IP was to late with corrective action and tail stinger struck the ground bending it far enough to allow tips of both tail rotor blades to strike the runway. Directional control was maintained after IP recovered acft and landed with no further damage.

Date: 24 Mar 1971
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 554
Unit: 71 AHC
South Vietnam
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
71-0371 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0271 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0171 AHCVIETNAMRVN
70-1271 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-1171 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-1071 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0971 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0871 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-0771 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-06OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVCOMITR
70-05OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVCOMITR