Helicopter UH-1C 66-15034

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15034
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000262
Date: 02/02/68
Unit: HHT/7/17 CAV
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 0100 feet and 090 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 4 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 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, 03318 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15034
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000262
Date: 02/09/68
Accident case number: 680209181
Unit: HHT/7/17 CAV
The station for this helicopter was An Khe in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 0
costing 9751
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O3 HALCOMB DW
P W2 WISE RC

Accident Summary:

Aircraft engine failed in flight. Pilot did not detect failure in time to make a successful autorotation. Autorotation at low altitude and RPM. Aircraft hit the ground tail low

This record was last updated on 01/05/97


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15034
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000472
Date: 01/07/69
Incident number: 69010707.KIA
Unit: 336 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0100 feet and 085 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 14 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM, 12.7MM)
Systems damaged were: MULTIPLE, FLT CONTROLS, HYDRAULIC SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA, 01 WIA . .
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft took off, fully flight capable.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some 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, 00701 ()

Crew Members:
P WO1 CLOUGH KENNETH RICHARD KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/98


The following is crew member information for this incident:


Name: WO1 Kenneth Richard Clough
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/07/69 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 21.9
Date of Birth: 02/26/47
Home City: Albuquerque, NM
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 336 AHC
Major organization: other
Flight class: 68-15/68-25
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 35W-046
Short Summary: Shot and killed flying B model gunship for T-Birds out of Soc Trang.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-15034
Call sign: T-Birds
Service number: W3161847
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B = Helicopter Pilot, Utility and Light Cargo Single Rotor
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 10/29/68
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Location: Chuong Thien Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Relgion: Methodist (Evangelical United Brethren)
The following information is secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/20/96


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15034
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000652
Date: 02/20/69
Unit: 336 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0100 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. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Left Side
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some 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, 05101 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15034
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000773
Date: 05/01/69
Accident case number: 690501091
Unit: 336 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Soc Trang in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 300
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 STUCK LM

Accident Summary:

PSP PAD BLEW UP CATCHING RT SKID & TEARING OFF BOTH SKIDS INC DAMAGE RESULTED \


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15034
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000773
Date: 05/22/69
Accident case number: 690522121
Unit: 336 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Soc Trang in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 7260
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 BRITTENU OL

Accident Summary:

LOSS OF POWER IN HARD RT TURN CAUSED BY ACFT WT & ATTITUDE OF ACFT M/R BLADE STRUCK TREES CAUSING ICDT DAM TO BLADES \


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15034
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00001098
Date: 12/20/69
Unit: 336 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 0150 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 Right Side
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, 35402 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15034
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00001098
Date: 12/22/69
Unit: 336 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 0100 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 Engine Compartment
Systems damaged were: OIL SYS, FUEL SYS
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some 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, 35601 ()


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15034
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 0267.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6702   0    0 W0Y6AA TRAN MDMHELCO S  ALASKA                      ALASKA
6703  12   12 W1D44G 7TH SQ 17 CAV    1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6704  25   37 W1D44G 7TH SQ 17 CAV    1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6705  21   58 W1D44G 7TH SQ 17 CAV    1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6706  11   69 W1D44G 7TH SQ 17 CAV    1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6707  15   84 W1D44G 7TH SQ 17 CAV    1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6708  27  111 W1D44G 7TH SQ 17 CAV    1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6709   0  111 W1D44G 7TH SQ 17 CAV    1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6710   0  111 W1D44G 7TH SQ 17 CAV    1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6711  31  142 WAZNT0 HQ 7 SQ 17 CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6712  65  207 WAZNT0 HQ 7 SQ 17 CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6801  55  262 WAZNT0 HQ 7 SQ 17 CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6802   0  262 WAZNT0 HQ 7 SQ 17 CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6803   0  262 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6804   0  262 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6805   0  262 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6806   0  262 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6807   0  262 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6808   0  262 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6809   3  265 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6810  35  300 3456   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6811  72  372 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6812  77  449 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6901  23  472 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6902 180  652 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6903   0  652 3456   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6904  48  700 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6905  73  773 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6906   4  777 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6907 147  924 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6908  90 1014 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6909  54 1068 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6910   0 1068 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6911   0 1068 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6912  30 1098 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7001  70 1168 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7002  47 1215 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7003  53 1268 WGPRAA 336 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7004   0 1268 WCLSAA 388 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
7005   0 1268 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7006   0 1268 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7007   0 1268 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7008   0 1268 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7009   0 1268 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7010   0 1268 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7011   0 1268 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7012   0 1268 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7101   0 1268                         NAT&GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7102   0 1268                         NAT&GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7103   0 1268 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7104   0 1268 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7105   0 1268 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7106   0 1268        108TH DIV TNG    3RD ARMY   CHARLOTTE        RESV
7107  58 1326 WHB1AA 166 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
7108  54 1380 WHB1AA C TRP 16TH ACV   VIETNAM                     RVN
7109  16 1396 WHB1AA C TRP 16TH ACV   VIETNAM                     RVN
7110  49 1445 WHB1AA 166 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
7111  58 1503 WHB1AA 166 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
7112  12 1515 WHB1AA 166 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
7201  43 1558 WC08AA 135 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7202   0 1558 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7203   0 1558 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7204   0 1558 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7205   0 1558 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7206   0 1558 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7207   0 1558 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7208   0 1558 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7209   0 1558 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7210   0 1558 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7211   0 1558 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7212   0 1558 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN TRANSIT NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7301   0 1558 W0MUAA AVSCOM PROJECT   LOAN       ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7302   0 1558 W0LYAA DIR MAINT        3RD ARMY   ATLANTA GD       AMC
7303   0 1558 W0LYAA DIR MAINT        3RD ARMY   ATLANTA GD       AMC
7304   0 1558 W0LYAA DIR MAINT        3RD ARMY   ATLANTA GD       AMC
7305   0 1558 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7306   0 1558 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7307   0 1558 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7308   0 1558 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7309   0 1558 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7310   0 1558 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7311   0 1558 W0MUAA SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FORT SILL        TRADOC
7312   1 1559 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7401   0 1559 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7402  21 1580 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403  14 1594 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404  16 1610 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405  24 1634 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   0 1636 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410   0 1636 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411   0 1636 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412  11 1647 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   4 1651 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   7 1658 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503   0 1658 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504  11 1669 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505   6 1675 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506   6 1681 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507   2 1683 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7508   2 1685 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509   0 1685 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510   7 1692 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511  13 1705 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   4 1709 WPR9A0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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