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Historical Data Display for Aircraft 69-15762

Model: UH-1H
Date Purchased: Oct 1970
Service with Rattlers & Firebirds: From Nov 1970 To Jun 1971
Flight Hours: Beginning 0 / Ending 675 -> Hours Flown: 675

Aircraft Accident/Incident History

Date: 16 Jun 1971
Description:
Total flight hours at this point: 675
Accident case number: 710616081
Unit: 71 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 1
costing 111125
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 CARLISLE MR
P W1 MOSS SA
CE E4 BAILEY TD
G E4 LINER A

Passengers:
O4 JE BURNS, PAX, G;


Accident Summary:

The aircraft commander, pilot and crew departed Chu Lai Army Airfield in UH-1H 69-15762 at 0845 hours 16 June 1971, for a 5th ARVN C&C mission. the day was uneventful until around 1645 hours. Mr Michael Carlisle, the aircraft commander, was flying and set up his approach from east to west so as to land into the wind. On short final the aircraft commander felt a feedback in the cyclic control and a stiff collective. With the help of his pilot, Mr Carlisle landed the aircraft. As UH-1H 69-15762 touched down its main rotor blade struck the stabilizer bar of a VNAF aircraft parked on a pad adjacent to the touch down point. the blade strike set up a severe vibration in aircraft 69-15762, causing it to bounce away from the VNAF helecopter. The aircraft had seven passengers and four crew members at the time of the accident.

Aircraft Assignment History

DateUnitAreaPostCountry
72-02USAAVNSAVN SCHOOLFORT RUCKERCONARCAS
72-01USAAVNSAVN SCHOOLFORT RUCKERCONARCAS
71-12ARADMACIN MAINTNAVAL AIR STNAVSCOM
71-11BEL HELBAILMENTFT WORTHAVSCOM
71-10BEL HELBAILMENTFT WORTHAVSCOM
71-09AVSCOM FLT DET5TH ARMYST LOUISAVSCOM
71-08AVSCOM FLT DET5TH ARMYST LOUISAVSCOM
71-07162 AHCVIETNAMRVN
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