Helicopter UH-1C 64-14180

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 64-14180
The Army purchased this helicopter 1265
Total flight hours at this point: 00001417
Date: 11/29/67
Unit: C/1/9 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was an Unknown mission
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
Not Reported
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges.
The helicopter was hit in the Engine Compartment
Systems damaged were: ENGINE
Unknown impact on flight.
Unknown as to mission impact.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 74222, BRL-5 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 64-14180
The Army purchased this helicopter 1265
Total flight hours at this point: 00001704
Date: 08/26/68
Unit: HHT/7/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0050 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 10 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM, 12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, MAIN ROTOR SYS
Casualties = 01 KIA, 01 WIA . .
The helicopter made a Precautionary Landing. Aircraft took off, fully flight capable.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Aircraft inspected and found to be in flyable condition
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P3, 23901 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 64-14180
The Army purchased this helicopter 1265
Total flight hours at this point: 00001811
Date: 11/20/69
Unit: 281 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0200 feet and 070 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P3, 32401 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 64-14180
The Army purchased this helicopter 1265
Total flight hours at this point: 00001811
Date: 11/22/69
Unit: 281 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0050 feet and 075 knots.
Cambodia
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Right Side
Systems damaged were: UNK
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P3, 32604 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 64-14180
The Army purchased this helicopter 1265
Total flight hours at this point: 00002276
Date: 06/07/71
Accident case number: 710607121 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 135 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Dong Tam in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 1
costing 224415
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P W1 HEINLE GM
CP W2 MONTI TJ
CE E5 FINK F
G E5 OLESKO CP

Passengers:
O4 FC DUNAWAY, LCO, G;


Accident Summary:

WO1 HEINLE  DEPARTED DONG TAM AAF IN AIRCRAFT  64-14180 ON THE MORNING OF 7 JUNE 1971. THE MISSION REQUESTED A HEAVY FIRE TEAM TO REPORT TO RACH SOI FOR THE BRIEFING. UPON REACHING RACH SOI, ONE OF THE SHIPS WAS DETERMINED DOWNED FOR MAINTENANCE. THE MISSION COMMENCED WITH A LIGHT FIRE TEAM WITH WO1 HEINLE FLYING WING SHIP. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE FIRST LIFT, A DECISION WAS MADE TO REFUEL AT DONG HUNG, CONSIDERING IT WAS CLOSE TO THE AREA OF OPERATION. DUE TO THE EXISTING FACILITIES AT DONG HUNG, MR HEINLE ELECTED TO DEPART WITH 1000 LBS OF FUEL, WHICH IS LESS THAN THE NORMAL LOAD OF 1300 LBS. INSTEAD OF DEPARTING FROM POL, THE PILOT ELECTED TO HOVER ACROSS THE BARRIERS TO THE SHORT STRIP SINCE IT WOULD ALLOW FOR A SAFER DEPARTURE. MR HEINLE INSTRUCTED HIS CREW TO MEET HIM AT THE SHORT STRIP. AFTER HOVERING WITH NO PROBLEM, TO THE SHORT STRIP. THE CREW BOARDED THE AIRCRAFT. DUE TO CONGESTION OF AIRCRAFT ON THE STRIP, THE PILOT ELECTED TO DEPART INTO A DIRECT HEADWARD OF 200 DEGREES AT 10 KNOTS. HIS FLIGHT PATH WAS OVER WATER. AS THE AIRCRAFT WAS ENTERING TRANSLATIONAL LIFT, HE STARTED OVER THE CANAL AND IMMEDIATELY LOST HIS GROUND CUSHION AND BEGAN FALLING THROUGH. THE PILOT INCREASED POWER IN AN ATTEMPT TO LAND ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE CANAL. DUE TO EXCESSIVE LOSS OF RPM, HE DECIDED TO ZERO HIS AIRSPEED AND ATTEMPT A LANDING IN THE CANAL. UPON ENTRY IN THE WATER, THE RIGHT SKID HIT A STUMP CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO ROLL ON ITS LEFT SIDE. THE CREW EXITED THE AIRCRAFT WITH NO INJURIES. THERE WAS NO POST CRASH FIRE.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-14180
It is provided here as an ESTIMATE of the history of this helicopter and is not intended to be the final authority.
This helicopter was purchased by the US Army in 1265.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610  62  523 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6611  47  570 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6612  46  616 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6701  13  629 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6702  64  693 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6703 141  834 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6704  79  913 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6705  54  967 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6706  57 1024 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6707 103 1127 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6708  65 1192 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6709  61 1253 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6710  95 1348 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6711  69 1417 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6712  55 1472 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6801  58 1530 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6802   0 1530 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6803   5 1535 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804   0 1535 3261   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6805   3 1538 WAZNT0 HQ 7 SQ 17 CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6806  53 1591 WAZNT0 HQ 7 SQ 17 CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6807 113 1704 WAZNT0 HQ 7 SQ 17 CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6808   0 1704 WAZNT0 HQ 7 SQ 17 CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6809   0 1704 WC5EAA 608 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
6810   0 1704 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6811   0 1704 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6812   0 1704 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6901   0 1704 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN TRANSIT NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6902   0 1704 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6903   0 1704 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6904   0 1704 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6905   0 1704 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6906   0 1704 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6907   0 1704 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6908   0 1704 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6909   0 1704 3300   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6910   8 1712 WFJFAA 281 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6911  99 1811 WFJFAA 281 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6912  70 1881 WFJFAA 281 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7001  77 1958 WFJFAA 281 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7002  43 2001 WFJFAA 281 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7003   0 2001 WFJFAA 281 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  85 2086 WFJFAA 281 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7005  46 2132 WFJFAA 281 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7006  51 2183 WFJFAA 281 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7007   0 2183 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
7008   0 2183 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
7009   0 2183 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7010   0 2183 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7011   0 2183 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7012   0 2183 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7101   0 2183 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7102   0 2183 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7103   4 2187 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7104  32 2219                         NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7105  57 2276 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7106   0 2276 W0Y6AA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7107   0 2276 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7108   0 2276 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7109   0 2276 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7110   0 2276 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7111   0 2276 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7112   0 2276 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7201   0 2276 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7202   0 2276 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM

Please send additions or corrections to:

VHPA Head Quarters or Gary Roush or Mike Law


Printed from databases on: 08/27/00

Copyright 1998, 1999 and 2000 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association


Close Window