Helicopter UH-1H 66-01065

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-01065
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Date: 01/10/68
Incident number: 68011066.BAT
Unit: 57 AHC
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: AR785889
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: War Story as related by a witness. Also: 52 CAB Unit History ()
Summary: This aircraft is specifically mentioned as being damaged during the B-40 and satchel charge attack on Kontum Airfield.
This record was last updated on 06/06/97


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-01065
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000871
Date: 09/05/69
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
for Command and Control
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 1650 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. (12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Right Side
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, COMM SYS
Casualties = 02 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: BDART, 00296 (Battle Damage Assessment and Reporting Team Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-01065
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00001210
Date: 03/16/70
Accident case number: 700316191
Unit: 11 ACR
The station for this helicopter was Quan Loi in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 5555
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W2 HOPPER BL
P W1 OLINGER M

Accident Summary:

AIRCRAFT 016 WAS IN REVETMENT AT FLIGHT IDLE. WHEN AIRCRAFT 065 WAS LANDING IN THE REVETMENT ON THE LEFT SIDE. UPON SETTING DOWN 065 THEY HAD A BLADE STRIKE WITH 016. BOTH BLADES ON 016 WERE DAMAGED AND ONE BLADE ON 065.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-01065
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  10   10 2400   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6701  13   23 W0VM4B 189 AVN CO       5THARMY    FORT CARSON      5TH ARMY
6702  36   59 W0VM4B 189 AVN CO       5THARMY    FORT CARSON      5TH ARMY
6703  40   99 W0VM4B 189 AVN CO       5THARMY    FORT CARSON      5TH ARMY
6704  15  114 W0U36P DIR MAT MAIN AB  3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6705   0  114 W0U36P DIR MAT MAIN AB  3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6706   0  114 W0U36P DIR MAT MAIN AB  3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6707   0  114 W0U36P DIR MAT MAIN AB  3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6708   0  114 W0U36P DIR MAT MAIN AB  3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6709   0  114 W0U36P DIR MAT MAIN AB  3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
6710   0  114 3285   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6711  83  197 3285   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6712 123  320 3285   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6801  54  374 3364   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6802   0  374 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6803   0  374 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6804   0  374 8005   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6805   0  374 8005   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6806   0  374 8005   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6807   0  374 8005   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC
6808   0  374 8005   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6809   0  374 8005   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6810   0  374 8005   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6811   0  374 8005   POST SUPPLY      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         6TH ARMY
6812   0  374 8005   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6901   0  374 8005   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6902  27  401 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
6903  87  488 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
6904  62  550 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
6905  85  635 WG7BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
6906  80  715 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
6907  48  763 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
6908  78  841 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
6909  30  871 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
6910  75  946 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
6911  80 1026 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
6912  44 1070 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7001  41 1111 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7002  61 1172 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7003  38 1210 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  53 1263 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7005  35 1298 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7006  46 1344 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7007  34 1378 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7008  65 1443 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  27 1470 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  71 1541 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7011   3 1544 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7012  51 1595 WG2BAA 11 ARM CAV REG   VIETNAM                     RVN
7101  39 1634 WG2BAA HHT 11TH ACR     VIETNAM                     RVN
7102  16 1650 WG2BAA HHT 11TH ACR     VIETNAM                     RVN
7103  98 1748 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7104  98 1846 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7105  84 1930 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7106  50 1980 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7107  61 2041 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7108  70 2111 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7109  31 2142 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7110  34 2176 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7111  16 2192 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7112  26 2218 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7201  81 2299 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7202   0 2299 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7203   0 2299 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7204   0 2299 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7205   0 2299 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7206   0 2299 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7207   0 2299 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7208   0 2299 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7209   0 2299 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7210   0 2299 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7211  23 2322 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212   4 2326 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301   9 2335 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   0 2335 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303   0 2335 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304   9 2344 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305  38 2382 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306  23 2405 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307   0 2405 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308   9 2414 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309   6 2420 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310  10 2430 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311   9 2439 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312  11 2450 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   2 2452 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402  14 2466 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   7 2473 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   2 2475 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405  22 2497 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405  22 2497 WQQKAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   0 2500 W0Y6AA IN STORAGE       IN STORAGE DAVIS MONTHAN    AVSCOM
7410   0 2500 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7411   3 2503 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7412   8 2511 W0VFAN USAG             5TH ARMY   FORT POLK        TRADOC
7501   5 2516 W0VFAN USAG             5TH ARMY   FORT POLK        TRADOC
7502  23 2539 W0VFAN USAG             5TH ARMY   FORT POLK        TRADOC
7503   0 2539 W0VFAN USAG             5TH ARMY   FORT POLK        TRADOC
7504   0 2539 W0VFAN USAG             5TH ARMY   FORT POLK        TRADOC
7505   2 2541 WP66AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506  38 2579 WP66AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507   9 2588 WP66AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509  25 2637 WP66AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510  24 2661 WP66AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511  18 2679 WP66AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   0 2679 WP66AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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