Helicopter UH-1C 65-09442

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 65-09442
The Army purchased this helicopter 0166
Total flight hours at this point: 00000367
Date: 01/22/67
Unit: ARMY AVN DIV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0500 feet and 120 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 Tail Section
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
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: LNOF, 72114, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 65-09442
The Army purchased this helicopter 0166
Total flight hours at this point: 00000525
Date: 07/02/67
Unit: USARV FLT DET
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and 090 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 Passenger Cargo Section
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
The armor protecting the personnel was effective.
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
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: LNOF, 73165, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 65-09442
The Army purchased this helicopter 0166
Total flight hours at this point: 00000567
Date: 08/08/67
Unit: BELL HCPTR
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0150 feet and 095 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: COMM SYS, STRUCTURE
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: LNOF, 73375, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 65-09442
The Army purchased this helicopter 0166
Total flight hours at this point: 00000763
Date: 11/21/67
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at UNK feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 2 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 Top
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
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: LNOF, 74115, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 65-09442
The Army purchased this helicopter 0166
Total flight hours at this point: 00000794
Date: 12/17/67
Unit: 765 TC BN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0900 feet and 060 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)
Systems damaged were: N/R
The helicopter made an Emergency Landing. Aircraft is later recovered by any means other than its own power.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 74522, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 65-09442
The Army purchased this helicopter 0166
Total flight hours at this point: 00001099
Date: 12/07/68
Accident case number: 681207101
Unit: 191 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Dong Tam in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 38250
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
MN W1 FINGER RA

Accident Summary:

AIRCRAFT ^442^ WAS BEING TEST FLOWN BY ^MR. FINGER^, THE PURPOSE OF THE TEST FLIGHT WAS THE ADJUSTMENT OF THE MAIN ROTOR PITCH CHANGE LINK. HE HAD FLOWN FOR APPROXIMATELY TEN MINUTES AND DETERMINED THE PITCH CHANGE LINK WAS PROPERLY ADJUSTED. HE HOVERED TO THE REFUELING STRIP. THE AIRCRAFT HAD APPROXIMATELY 600 LBS. OF FUEL. THE AIRCRAFT WAS SET DOWN AND THE DOORS WERE OPENED, THE RPM WAS MAINTAINED AT 6600. THE CREW CHIEF BEGAN THE REFUELING PROCEDURE. THE PROPER PROCEDURES WERE FOLLOWED EXCEPT THE AIRCRAFT WASN'T GROUNDED BECAUSE THERE WERE NO GROUNDING WIRES AT THE PUMP, AND THE CREW CHIEF COULD NOT REFUEL WITH HIS VISOR DOWN BECAUSE IT WAS THE TINTED TYPE AND HE COULD NOT SEE BECAUSE IT WAS DARK. THE PILOT WAS GOING TO SIGNAL THE CREW CHIEF THAT THE AIRCRAFT WAS REFUELED BY TURNING HIS NAVIGATION LIGHTS FROM STEDY BRIGHT TO OFF, THEN BACK ON AGAIN. AS THE FUEL GAUGE REACHED 1400 LBS. ^MR. FINGER^ GAVE THE SIGNAL. WITHIN A FEW SECONDS OF THE SIGNAL THE AIRCRAFT WAS ON FIRE. THE FIRE WAS CONCENTRATED AROUND THE FUEL PART AND DOWN THE LEFT SIDE OF THE HELICOPTER, IT SPREAD ONTO THE GROUND AND THE REFUELING HOSE. THE FIRE WAS EXTINGUISHED WITHIN 6 MINUTES BY THE AIRFIELD CRASH CREW.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 65-09442
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 0166.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610  62  256 3363   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6611  24  280 3363   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6612  52  332 3363   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6701  35  367 3363   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6702  18  385 3363   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6703  47  432 3363   POST SUPPLY      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         6TH ARMY
6704  26  458 3363   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6705   4  462 3363   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6706   0  462 3363   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN
6707  63  525 3363   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN
6708  42  567 3363   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6709  40  607 3363   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6710  86  693 3363   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6711  70  763 3363   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6712  31  794 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6801   0  794 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6802  54  848 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6803 152 1000 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6804  57 1057 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6805  31 1088 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6806   0 1088 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6807   0 1088 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6808   0 1088 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6809   0 1088 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6810   6 1094 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6811   5 1099 WCLGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6812   0 1099 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6901   0 1099 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN TRANSIT NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6902   0 1099 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6903   0 1099 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6904   0 1099 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6905   0 1099 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6906   0 1099 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6907   0 1099 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6908   0 1099 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6909   0 1099 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6910   0 1099 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6911   0 1099 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6912   0 1099 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7001   0 1099 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7002   0 1101 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7003   0 1103 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7004  59 1162 WC7ZAA 155 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7005  50 1212 WC7ZAA 155 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7006  76 1288 WC7ZAA 155 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7007  35 1323 WC7ZAA 155 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7008  58 1381 WC7ZAA 155 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  41 1422 WC7ZAA 155 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  40 1462 WC7ZAA 155 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7011  63 1525 WC7ZAA 155 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7012  62 1587 WC41AA 173 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7101  74 1661 WC41AA 173 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7102  75 1736 WC41AA 173 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7103  54 1790 WC41AA 173 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7104  45 1835 WC41AA 173 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7105  35 1870 WC41AA 173 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7106   4 1874 WC41AA 173 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7107   1 1875 WC41AA 173 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7108   9 1884 WC41AA 173 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7109  55 1939 WC41AA 173 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7110   9 1948 WC41AA 173 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7111  59 2007 WC41AA 173 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7112   0 2007 WC41AA 173 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7201  37 2044 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7202   0 2044 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7203   0 2044 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7204   0 2044 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7205   0 2044 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7206   0 2044 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7207   0 2044 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7208   3 2047 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7209   0 2047 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7210  11 2058 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7211  21 2079 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212   0 2079 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301   0 2079 WPGYD0 DIR DIST  TRANS  IN STORAGE SHARPE AD        AVSCOM
7302   0 2079 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303   3 2082 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304   8 2090 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305  10 2100 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306  36 2136 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307  10 2146 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308  24 2170 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309  21 2191 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310   9 2200 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311   4 2204 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312   9 2213 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   3 2216 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402   9 2225 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   6 2231 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   0 2231 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405   0 2231 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   2 2259 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410  13 2272 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411  12 2284 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412  10 2294 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   0 2294 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   2 2296 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503   5 2301 WPGYD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504  12 2313 WTVCAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505  15 2328 WTVSAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506  19 2347 WTVSAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507   6 2353 WTVSAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7508  13 2366 WTVSAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509  12 2378 WTVSAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510   2 2380 WTXYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   4 2384 WTXYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512  11 2395 WTXYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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