Helicopter UH-1C 66-00708

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00708
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000045
Date: 12/11/67
Accident case number: 671211021
Unit: 765 TC BN
The station for this helicopter was Dau Tieng in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 79518
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 HALL MK
P O3 SMITH HB

Accident Summary:

The aircraft had just taken off. The engine failed at 200 feet. The pilot autorotated into trees. It was determined that the shaft failed.


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00708
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000087
Date: 02/05/68
Unit: 355 AVN
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. (12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Passenger Cargo Section
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
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: UH1P3, 03610 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00708
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000087
Date: 02/11/68
Unit: 355 AVN
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 100 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: UNK
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, 04207 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00708
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000127
Date: 03/20/68
Unit: 355 AVN
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 in Bank Left at 0200 feet and 085 knots.
Unknown
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: FLT CONTROLS
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, 08001 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00708
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000127
Date: 03/25/68
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0700 feet and 085 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
The helicopter was hit in the Left Side causing Fragmentation Damage.
Systems damaged were: HYDRAULIC 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, 08501 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00708
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000242
Date: 05/17/68
Unit: 355 AVN
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 100 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 Tail Section
Systems damaged were: UNK
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, 13804 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00708
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000426
Date: 08/12/68
Accident case number: 680812131
Unit: D/227 AVN
The station for this helicopter was Camp Evans in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 75000
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O2 MAUNSELL CM

Accident Summary:

While refueling the aircraft, approximately 100 lbs of JP4 had been pumped into the fuel cell when the aircraft caught on fire

This record was last updated on 04/17/97


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00708
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000748
Date: 02/23/69
Unit: B/1/9 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0300 feet and 100 knots.
South Vietnam
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: ARMAMENT, FLT CONTROLS, MAIN ROTOR SYS
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft took off, fully flight capable.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Aircraft repaired on the spot with tools and parts on hand
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P3, 05406 ()


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00708
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 1266.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6612  18   18 1649   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6701   4   22 1649   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6702  13   35 1649   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6703   0   35 1649   POST SUPPLY      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         6TH ARMY
6704   0   35 1649   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6705   0   35 1649   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6706   0   35 1649   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN
6707   0   35 3300   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN
6708   0   35 3300   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6709   0   35 3300   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6710   0   35 3300   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6711   0   35 3300   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6712  10   45 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6801   0   45 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6802  42   87 3363   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6803  40  127 3363   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804  60  187 3363   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6805  55  242 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6806  79  321 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6807  70  391 3261   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC
6808  35  426 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6809 107  533 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6810   0  533 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6811  61  594 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6812  61  655 WCLMAA 56 TRANS CO DS   VIETNAM                     RVN
6901  31  686 WAGTB0 TRPB1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6902  62  748 WAGTB0 TRPB1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6903   0  748 WAGTB0 TRPB1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6904   0  748 WC5DAA 605 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
6905   0  748 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6906   0  748 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6907   0  748 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6908   0  748 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6909   5  753 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6910   0  753 3300   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6911  70  823 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6912 115  938 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7001  57  995 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7002  57 1052 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7003 117 1169 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  51 1220 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7005  11 1231 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7006  64 1295 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7007   9 1304 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7008  29 1333 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  17 1350 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7010   0 1350 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7011  14 1364 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7012  74 1438 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7101  43 1481 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7102  49 1530 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7103  48 1578 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7104  43 1621 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7105  23 1644 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7106  28 1672 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7107  52 1724 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7108  42 1766 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7109  29 1795 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7110  34 1829 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7111  27 1856 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7112  34 1890 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7201  22 1912 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7202   0 1912 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7203   0 1912 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7204   0 1912 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7205   0 1912 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7206   0 1912 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7207   0 1912 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7208   0 1912 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7209   0 1912 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7210   6 1918 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7211  17 1935 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212   0 1935 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301   0 1935 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   4 1939 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303   7 1946 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304  13 1959 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305  12 1971 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306   6 1977 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307   2 1979 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308   3 1982 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309   4 1986 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310  10 1996 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311  17 2013 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312   0 2013        85TH DIV TNG     5TH ARMY   CHICAGO          RESV
7401   0 2013 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402   0 2013 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   0 2013 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   0 2013 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405   2 2015 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   1 2019 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410   8 2027 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411   0 2027 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412   0 2027 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   4 2031 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   0 2031 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503  11 2042 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504  18 2060 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505  23 2083 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506  12 2095 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507   8 2103 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7508  10 2113 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509   0 2113 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510   0 2113 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   0 2113 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   3 2116 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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