Helicopter UH-1C 65-09495

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 65-09495
The Army purchased this helicopter 0366
Total flight hours at this point: 00001077
Date: 05/19/68
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
Unknown this helicopter was Attacking at UNK feet and UNK 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: GEAR BOX
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, 14005 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 65-09495
The Army purchased this helicopter 0366
Total flight hours at this point: 00001319
Date: 12/07/68
Accident case number: 681207131
Unit: B/4 AVN 4 INF
The station for this helicopter was An Khe in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 3471
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W2 DIXON BD
P W1 DAVIDSON JD

Accident Summary:

THE AIRCRAFT COMMANDER WAS ABOUT TO TAKE OFF FOR LZ SUPPORT ON A COMBAT ASSAULT. DURING THE TAKE OFF PHASE, AS THE AIRCRAFT ENTERED TRANSITIONAL LIFT THE AC NOSED THE UH-1C GUNSHIP FORWARD TO EXPEDITE TRANSITIONAL LIFT AND TO GAIN AIRSPEED SO AS TO BE ABLE TO GAIN ALTITUDE BY AIRSPEED SHOULD IT BE NECESSARY IN ORDER TO AVOID THE UH-1H AIRCRAFT AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND THE PERSONNEL CROSSING THE RUNWAY. AS THE AIRCRAFT COMMANDER NOSED HIS AIRCRAFT FORWARD IT FAILED TO GET SUFFICIENT LIFT AND THE M5 SYSTEM HOOKED ON THE PSP AND WAS DRIVEN BY THE FORWARD MOTION OF THE AIRCRAFT BACK UNDER THE AIRCRAFT BREAKING THE CHIN BUBBLES AND BENDING THE STRUCTURE MOUNTS. THE AIRCRAFT WAS FLARED TO REMOVE THE SYSTEM FROM CONTACT WITH THE PSP AND WAS LANDED SAFELY TO THE RIGHT OF THE RUNWAY TO PERFORM A DAMAGE CHECK.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 65-09495
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 0366.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610   0  281 W1DZAA USA AVN SCHOOL   AV SCH     FORT RUCKER      AV SCH
6611   0  281 W1DZAA USA AVN SCHOOL   AV SCH     FORT RUCKER      AV SCH
6612   6  287 W1DZAA USA AVN SCHOOL   AV SCH     FORT RUCKER      AV SCH
6701  66  353 W1DZAA USA AVN SCHOOL   AV SCH     FORT RUCKER      AV SCH
6702  57  410 W1DZAA USA AVN SCHOOL   AV SCH     FORT RUCKER      AV SCH
6703  79  489 W1DZAA USA AVN SCHOOL   AV SCH     FORT RUCKER      AV SCH
6704  49  538 W1DZAA USA AVN SCHOOL   AV SCH     FORT RUCKER      CONARCAS
6705  75  613 W1DZAA USA AVN SCHOOL   AV SCH     FORT RUCKER      CONARCAS
6706  81  694 W1DZAA USA AVN SCHOOL   AV SCH     FORT RUCKER      CONARCAS
6707  55  749 W1DZAA USA AVN SCHOOL   AV SCH     FORT RUCKER      CONARCAS
6708  35  784 W1DZAA USA AVN SCHOOL   AV SCH     FORT RUCKER      CONARCAS
6709   5  789 W0UX4B OFC DIR CON SUP  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6710  13  802 W05AAA 7THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6711  40  842 W05AAA 7THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6712  28  870 W05AAA 7THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6801   0  870 W05AAA 7THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6802   0  870 3300   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6803  85  955 3350   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804  50 1005 3350   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6805  72 1077 3350   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6806  34 1111 3350   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6807  50 1161 3350   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC
6808  30 1191 3345   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6809   0 1191 3345   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6810  35 1226 3345   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6811  68 1294 WAJ1B0 CO B 4 AVN BN    VIETNAM                     RVN
6812  25 1319 WC5CAA 572ND MI DET     VIETNAM                     RVN
6901   0 1319 WC5CAA 572ND MI DET     VIETNAM                     RVN
6902   0 1319 WC5CAA 572ND MI DET     VIETNAM                     RVN
6903   0 1319 WC5CAA 572ND MI DET     VIETNAM                     RVN
6904   1 1320 WC5CAA 572ND MI DET     VIETNAM                     RVN
6905  53 1373 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6906  91 1464 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6907 114 1578 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6908 115 1693 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6909  86 1779 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6910  52 1831 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6911  62 1893 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6912  64 1957 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7001  60 2017 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7002  47 2064 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7003  51 2115 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  42 2157 WCLMAA 56 TRANS CO DS   VIETNAM                     RVN
7005   0 2157 WHB1AA 166 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
7006   0 2157 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7007   0 2157 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7008   0 2157 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7009   0 2157 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7010   0 2157 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7011   0 2157 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7012   0 2157 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7101   0 2157 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7102   0 2157 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7103   0 2157 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7104   0 2157 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7105   0 2157 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7106   0 2157 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7107   0 2157 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7108   5 2162 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7109   0 2162 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7110  10 2172 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7111  14 2186 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7112   6 2192 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7201   0 2192 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7202   0 2192 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7203   0 2192 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7204   0 2192 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7205   0 2192 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7206   0 2192 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7207   0 2192 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7208   2 2194 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7209   6 2200 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7210  19 2219 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7211  11 2230 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212   9 2239 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301  10 2249 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   5 2254 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303   7 2261 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304  11 2272 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305   9 2281 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306   9 2290 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307   2 2292 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308   8 2300 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309   1 2301 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310  11 2312 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311   4 2316 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312  11 2327 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   2 2329 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402   3 2332 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   8 2340 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   6 2346 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405   8 2354 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405   8 2354 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7406   9 2363 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   0 2365 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410  70 2435 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411   0 2435 WQNCAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412   2 2437 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   5 2442 WPZ499                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   2 2444 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503   0 2444 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504   0 2444 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505   0 2444 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506   0 2444 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507   0 2444 WPZ499                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7508   2 2446 WPZ499                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509  21 2467 WPZ499                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510  13 2480 WPZ499                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   0 2480 WPZ499                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   1 2481 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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