Helicopter UH-1C 66-00608

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00000169
Date: 05/15/67
Unit: 176 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0800 feet and UNK knots.
Unknown
Helicopter took 5 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 Forward area
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, FLT CONTROLS, MAIN ROTOR SYS, STRUCTURE, OIL 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: LNOF, 72690, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00000326
Date: 08/14/67
Unit: 176 AHC
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 0650 feet and 080 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: STRUCTURE
The flak vests protecting personnel were effective.
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, 73419, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00000359
Date: 09/29/67
Unit: 176 AHC
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 0850 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. (14.5MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Bottom
Systems damaged were: FLT CONTROLS
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, 73787, JSIDR, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00000435
Date: 10/01/67
Unit: 176 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 1000 feet and 085 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Right Side
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
The flak vests protecting personnel were NOT effective.
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
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: LNOF, 73832, JSIDR, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00000435
Date: 10/25/67
Unit: 176 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0600 feet and 080 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 Forward area
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: LNOF, 73951, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00000435
Date: 10/27/67
Unit: 176 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0850 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 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, 73965, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00000521
Date: 11/01/67
Unit: 176 AHC
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 080 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 Forward area
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: LNOF, 74002, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00000779
Date: 04/08/68
Unit: 176 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Attacking at 0700 feet and 080 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, 12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Tail Section
Systems damaged were: UNK
The helicopter made a Precautionary Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time 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, 09902 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00000868
Date: 05/12/68
Unit: 176 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 1500 feet and 080 knots.
Laos
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, 13301 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00000868
Date: 05/15/68
Unit: 176 AHC
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 on Take-Off at 0300 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)
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, 13602 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00000868
Date: 05/22/68
Unit: 176 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0200 feet and 080 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: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
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, 14304 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00001461
Date: 06/01/69
Unit: 191 AHC
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 0300 feet and 100 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 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, 15202 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1M tail number 66-00608
The Army purchased this helicopter 0966
Total flight hours at this point: 00002168
Date: 10/30/71
Accident case number: 711030031
Unit: 135 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Di An in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2100
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 SMITH EM
P O3 ARP ED
CE UNKNOWN

Accident Summary:

DURING CLIMB OUT, THE PILOT HEARD A LOUD POPPING NOISE COMING FROM THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. THE PILOT DECIDED TO MAKE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING. INSPECTION OF THE AIRCRAFT SHOWED THAT THE RIGHT ENGINE COWLING AND RIGHT CARGO DOOR WAS MISSING FROM THE AIRCRAFT.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 66-00608
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 0966.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610   5   11 WQ6TAA 176AVNCO10AVNGP  3RDARMY    FORT BENNING     3RD ARMY
6611  55   66 WQ6TAA 176AVNCO10AVNGP  3RDARMY    FORT BENNING     3RD ARMY
6612  12   78 WQ6TAA 176AVNCO10AVNGP  3RDARMY    FORT BENNING     3RD ARMY
6701  22  100 WQ6TAA 176AVNCO10AVNGP  3RDARMY    FORT BENNING     3RD ARMY
6702   0  100 WQ6TAA 176AVNCO10AVNGP  3RDARMY    FORT BENNING     3RD ARMY
6703  28  128 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6704   7  135 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6705  34  169 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6706  27  196 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6707  42  238 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6708  88  326 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6709  33  359 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6710  76  435 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6711  86  521 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6712  53  574 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6801  65  639 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6802  33  672 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6803  65  737 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6804  42  779 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6805  89  868 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6806  47  915 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6807  50  965 WC44AA 176 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6808   0  965 3190   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6809   0  965 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6810   0  965 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6811   0  965 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6812   0  965 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6901   0  965 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN TRANSIT NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6902   4  969 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6903  63 1032 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6904 142 1174 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6905 175 1349 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6906 112 1461 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6907  34 1495 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6908  82 1577 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6909 101 1678 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6910   0 1678 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
6911   0 1678 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
6912   6 1684 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7001  19 1703 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7002  21 1724 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7003  24 1748 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  17 1765 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7005   9 1774 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7006  10 1784 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7007  33 1817 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7008  57 1874 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  28 1902 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  24 1926 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7011  43 1969 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7012   0 1969 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7101  13 1982 WFJGAA 282 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7102  28 2010 WFJGAA 282 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7103  18 2028 WFJGAA 282 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7104  40 2068 WFJGAA 282 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7105  17 2085 WFJGAA 282 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7106  36 2121 WFJGAA 282 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7107  36 2157 WFJGAA 282 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7108   2 2159 WFJGAA 282 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7109   2 2161 WFJGAA 92 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7110   7 2168 WFJGAA 92 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7111  51 2219 WFJGAA 92 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7112  33 2252 WFJGAA 92 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7201  48 2300 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7202   0 2300 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7203   0 2300 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7204   0 2300 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7205   0 2300 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7206   0 2300 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7207   0 2300 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7208   0 2300 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7209   0 2300 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7210   0 2300 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7211   0 2300 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7212   0 2300 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7301   2 2302 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7302   0 2302 W2WJAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7303  15 2317 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7304  17 2334 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7305   2 2336 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7306  43 2379 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7307   7 2386 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7308   5 2391 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7309   3 2394 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7310   0 2394 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7311   6 2400 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7312   0 2400 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7401   0 2400 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7402   0 2400 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7403   0 2400 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7404  29 2429 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7405  20 2449 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7409   0 2449 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7410   0 2449 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7411   0 2449 W0WR4H PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7412   0 2449 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7501   0 2449 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7502   0 2449 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7503   3 2452 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7504   0 2452 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7505   6 2458 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7506  20 2478 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7507  13 2491 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7508  15 2506 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7509  13 2519 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7510   7 2526 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7511   0 2526 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM
7512   0 2526 W0WRAA PHILLIPS AAF     1ST ARMY   ABERDEEN PG      TECOM



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