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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 69-15761

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: Oct 1970
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Nov 1970 To Sep 1971
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 869 -> Hours Flown: 869

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 23 Jan 1971
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 346
Accident case number: 710123111
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2936
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 WOMACK DH

Accident Summary:

The AC was landing at a hillside field location due to a pu-draft along the hillside he was forced to land downwind. The aircraft did not have enough power on short final and his repaid descent did not allow him to clear and on emain rotor blade struck a tree limb. Aircraft sustrained and 8 inch slash to one rotor blade. 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
71-0471 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0371 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0271 AHCVIETNAMRVN
71-0171 AHCVIETNAMRVN
70-1271 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-1171 AHC AM DIVVIETNAMRVN
70-10USA FLT OPN OFC5TH ARMYST LOUISAMC