Helicopter UH-1C 66-15057

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15057
The Army purchased this helicopter 0367
Total flight hours at this point: 00000343
Date: 02/11/68
Unit: C/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0500 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 6 hits from:
Unknown groundfire.
The helicopter was hit in the Forward area
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, 04206 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15057
The Army purchased this helicopter 0367
Total flight hours at this point: 00000678
Date: 09/20/68
Unit: 116 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0200 feet and 070 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 3 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: HYDRAULIC SYS, FLT CONTROLS
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, 26402 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15057
The Army purchased this helicopter 0367
Total flight hours at this point: 00000765
Date: 11/08/68
Accident case number: 681108171
Unit: 116 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Cu Chi in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 0
costing 65560
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 UNDERWOOD DE
P W1 WRIGHT CD
CE E4 BAKER RR

Accident Summary:

THE AIRCRAFT, AFTER BEING REFUELED TO 1100 LBS OF FUEL, WAS PEDAL TURNED FROM A HEADING OF 110 DEGREES TO 080 DEGREES FOR TAKEOFF. AT THE SAME TIME THE RPM BLED TO 6200. THE AIRCRAFT WAS SET DOWN TO WAIT FOR DEPARTING TRAFFIC AND THE RPM WENT BACK TO 6600. ON TAKEOFF THE AIRCRAFT HELD AN ALTITUDE OF SIX (6) INCHES AND THE RPM AGAIN BLED TO 6200. AFTER TRAVELING 50 METERS, THE RPM HAD BLED TO 5700 AND THE AC LOWERED THE COLLECTIVE AND SLID THE AIRCRAFT ON ITS SKIDS FOR 70 METERS TRYING TO RAGAIN SUFFICIENT RPM AND GROUND RUN TO CONTINUE THE TAKEOFF. AT THE END OF THIS 70 METER GROUND RUN, THE RPM WAS 5600 AND THE AC DECIDED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF. HE FLARED TO GAIN ALTITUDE AND THE AIRCRAFT TRAVELED 100 METERS WITH THE RPM STILL DECREASING. BY THIS TIME THE AC HAD LOST LEFT PEDAL CONTROL. THE RIGHT SKID MADE CONTACT WITH THE GROUND AND THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED FROM SKID TO SKID FOR A DISTANCE OF 65 METERS BEFORE IMPACTING, HEADING 150 DEGREES.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15057
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 0367.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6703   7    7 W0UX4B OFC DIR CON SUP  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6704  25   32 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6705  15   47 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6706  47   94 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6707  27  121 WAU3R0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6708  23  144 WAU3R0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6709   0  144 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6710   3  147 WAAMC0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6711  34  181 WAAMC0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6712  80  261 WAAMC0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6801  82  343 WAAMC0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6802   0  343 WAAMC0 TRP C 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6803  77  420 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6804  19  439 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6805  82  521 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6806   0  521 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6807  74  595 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6808   0  595 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6809  83  678 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6810  73  751 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6811  14  765 WCLGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6812   0  765 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6901   0  765 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN TRANSIT NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6902   0  765 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6903   0  765 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6904   0  765 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6905   1  766 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6906  87  853 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6907  89  942 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6908 129 1071 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6909   0 1071 WDFHAA HHC 520T BN34GP  VIETNAM                     RVN
6910   0 1071 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6911   0 1071 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6912   0 1071 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7001   5 1076 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7002  60 1136 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7003  53 1189 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  79 1268 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7005 135 1403 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7006  81 1484 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7007  85 1569 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7008  64 1633 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  43 1676 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  76 1752 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7011  96 1848 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7012 103 1951 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7101  38 1989 WC08AA 135 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7102  14 2003 WCLUAA 611 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN
7103   0 2003 W0Y6AA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7104   0 2003 W0Y6AA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7105   0 2003 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     4TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7106   0 2003 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     4TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7107   0 2003 W0MCAA DIR DIST  TRANS  IN MAINT   RED RIVER AD     AVSCOM
7108   0 2003 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7109   0 2003 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7110   0 2003 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7111   0 2003 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7112   0 2003 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7201   0 2003 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7202   0 2003 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7203   0 2003 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7204   0 2003 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7205   0 2003 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7206   0 2003 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7207   0 2003 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7208   0 2003 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7209   4 2007 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7210   0 2007 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7211  18 2025 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212   0 2025 QM4AAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301   0 2025 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   1 2026 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303   0 2026 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304   0 2026 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305   0 2026 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306   0 2026 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307   0 2026 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308   0 2026 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309  19 2045 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310   7 2052 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311  13 2065 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312   8 2073 QM4AA                   NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   0 2073 WQM4AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402   4 2077 WQM4AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   6 2083 WQM4AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   0 2083 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7405   0 2083 W0MUAA INST MAINT FLT   1ST ARMY   FT CAMPBELL      FORSCOM
7409   0 2083 W0MUAA US ARMY DEPOT    5TH ARMY   CORPUS CHRISTI   AMC
7410   0 2083 W0MUAA US ARMY DEPOT    IN MAINT   CORPUS CHRISTI   AVSCOM
7411   0 2083 W0MUAA US ARMY DEPOT    IN MAINT   CORPUS CHRISTI   AVSCOM
7412   0 2083 W0MUAA US ARMY DEPOT    IN MAINT   CORPUS CHRISTI   AVSCOM
7501   0 2083 W0MUAA US ARMY DEPOT    AWTG DISP  CORPUS CHRISTI   AVSCOM
7502   2 2085 W0MUAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN TRANSIT CORPUS CH AD     AVSCOM
7503   2 2087 W0MUAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   CORPUS CH AD     AVSCOM
7504   0 2087 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505  25 2112 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506   4 2116 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507   8 2124 WPZUAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   RED RIVER AD     AVSCOM
7508   6 2130 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509   5 2135 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510   3 2138 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   9 2147 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512  16 2163 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
9607   0    0        DARKHORSE MUSEUM MUSEUM     LONG BEACH       CALIFORN



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