Helicopter UH-1C 66-00572

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00572
The Army purchased this helicopter 0866
Total flight hours at this point: 00000284
Date: 01/13/67
Accident case number: 670113051
Unit: B/82 ARTY 1 CAV
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 8228
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P O2 CHEATHAM JG

Accident Summary:

An empty sand bag picked up by the rotor wash, struck and dented a main rotor blade


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00572
The Army purchased this helicopter 0866
Total flight hours at this point: 00001835
Date: 03/04/71
Accident case number: 710304071
Unit: 135 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Dong Tam in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 1
costing 149896
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P W1 BRATKOVIC RJ
CP X1 GUMLEY JT

Passengers:
UNK, LCO, G;


Accident Summary:

WHILE FLYING AT 1400 FEET AS WING ENROUTE TO THE AREA OF OPERATIONS, A MASTER CAUTION LIGHT AND THE CHIP DETECTOR WARNING LIGHT CAME ON FOLLOWED BY ALOSS OF ENGINE OIL PRESSURE. THE PILOT BEGAN AN IMMEDIATE DESCENT WITH POWER AND TOLD THE LEAD GUNSHIP OF HIS ENGINE CHIP DETECTOR LIGHT AND LOSS OF ENGINE OIL PRESSURE. WITHIN TEN SECONDS OF THIS RADIO CALL, THE ENGINE FAILED. THE PILOT ENTERED AUTOROTATION. THE AIRCRAFT DEVELOPED A HIGH RATE OF DESCENT. THE PILOT SAW HE WAS UNABLE TO MAKE HIS PLANNED FORCED LANDING AREA AND CHOSE AN ALTERNATE SITE. AGAIN HE SAW HE WOULD HAVE TROUBLE MAKING HIS AREA SO HE ALTERED HIS COURSE AND PULLED IN SOME PITCH IN ORDER TO CLEAR THE TREES. UPON CLEARING THE TREES THE PILOT LANDED HARD WITH LOW RPM. WITHIN MINUTES THE CREW WAS PICKED UP AND TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL WHILE RECOVERY OF THE DOWNED AIRCRAFT WAS INTHE PLANNING STAGE.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 66-00572
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 0866.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610  53   53 WAG7EA BTRYE82ART 1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6611  71  124 WAG7EA BTRYE82ART 1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6612  78  202 WAG7EA BTRYE82ART 1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6701  82  284 WAG7EA BTRYE82ART 1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6702  53  337 WAG7EA BTRYE82ART 1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6703 119  456 WAG7EA BTRYE82ART 1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6704  88  544 WAG7EA BTRYE82ART 1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6705  34  578 WAG7EA BTRYE82ART 1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6706  94  672 WAG7EA BTRYE82ART 1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6707  91  763 WAG7EA BTRYE82ART 1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6708  38  801 WAG3T0 HH 2BN 20A 1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6709  48  849 WAG3C0 CBTRY2BN20A1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6710  95  944 WAG3C0 CBTRY2BN20A1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6711  41  985 WAG3C0 CBTRY2BN20A1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6712  63 1048 WAG3C0 CBTRY2BN20A1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6801  75 1123 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6802  10 1133 WAG3C0 CBTRY2BN20A1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6803  78 1211 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804  45 1256 3261   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6805  82 1338 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6806  76 1414 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6807   0 1414 3261   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC
6808   0 1414 WAG3C0 CBTRY2BN20A1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6809  38 1452 WAG3C0 CBTRY2BN20A1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6810   0 1452 WAG3C0 CBTRY2BN20A1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6811  10 1462 WCLSAA 388 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
6812   0 1462 WCLSAA 388 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
6901   0 1462 WCLSAA 388 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
6902   1 1463 WDYBAA 240 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6903   4 1467 WDYBAA 240 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6904 102 1569 WDYBAA 240 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6905   0 1569 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6906   0 1569 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6907   0 1569 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6908   0 1569 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6909   0 1569 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6910   0 1569 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6911   0 1569 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6912   0 1569 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7001   0 1569 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7002   0 1574 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7003   0 1575 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7004   0 1575 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7005   0 1575 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7006   0 1575 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7007   0 1575 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7008   0 1575 WC5GAA 610 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  10 1585 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  70 1655 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7011  57 1712 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7012  31 1743 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7101  47 1790 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7102  45 1835 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7103   0 1835 W0Y6AA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7104   0 1835 W0Y6AA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7105   0 1835 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7106   0 1835 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7107   0 1835 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7108   0 1835 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7109   0 1835 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7110   0 1835 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7111   0 1835 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7112   0 1835 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7201   0 1835 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7202   0 1835 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7203   0 1835 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7204   7 1842 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7205   0 1842 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7206  33 1875 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7207  29 1904 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7208  28 1932 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7209   3 1935 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7210  16 1951 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7211   5 1956 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212  11 1967 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301  10 1977 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   7 1984 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303  25 2009 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304  21 2030 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305  19 2049 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306  24 2073 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307   4 2077 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308  17 2094 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309  22 2116 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310  14 2130 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311   0 2130 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312   1 2131 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   0 2131 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402  15 2146 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   6 2152 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   0 2152 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405  21 2173 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   7 2181 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410   1 2182 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411   2 2184        85TH DIV HHC     5TH ARMY   CHICAGO          RESV
7412   2 2186        85TH DIV HHC     5TH ARMY   CHICAGO          RESV
7501   0 2186 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   0 2186 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503   0 2186 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504   0 2186 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505   9 2195 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506  19 2214 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507   2 2216 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7508  19 2235 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509   0 2235 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510   3 2238 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511  26 2264 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   6 2270 WPE9D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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