While aircraft was at 1500 feet, heard explosion. Engine flameout, entered autorotation. Aircraft settled into trees. Engine failure cause unknown
This record was last updated on 01/05/97
Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15126
The Army purchased this helicopter 0567
Total flight hours at this point: 00000278
Unit: 135 AHC
UTM grid coordinates: YS370762
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory
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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 0567.
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DATE FLT HRS UIC UNIT AREA POST COUNTRY 6705 6 6 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO 4THARMY FORT HOOD 4TH ARMY 6706 24 30 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO 4THARMY FORT HOOD 4TH ARMY 6707 22 52 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO 4THARMY FORT HOOD 4TH ARMY 6708 41 93 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO 4THARMY FORT HOOD 4TH ARMY 6709 0 93 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO 4THARMY FORT HOOD 4TH ARMY 6710 0 93 WC08AA 135 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 6711 86 179 WC08AA 135 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 6712 99 278 WC08AA 135 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN
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