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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 69-15358

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: May 1970
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Jun 1970 To Feb 1971
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 1,021 -> Hours Flown: 1,021

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 26 Oct 1970
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 535
Accident case number: 701026051
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 W2 WALTERS JH

Accident Summary:

Aircraft was landing at a field location in a small LZ that required a vertical descent from a high hover. During descent one main rotor blade made contact with a small tree limb at a 30 feet hover the aircraft was flown back to home station without further damage.

Date: 03 Mar 1971
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 1,021
Unit: 71 AHC
Laos
UTM grid coordinates: XD422375
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
71-0271 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
70-0671 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-05OS TO CONUSITR CONUSAVCOMITR