Helicopter UH-1C 66-15126

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15126
Date: 01/12/68
Accident case number: 680112111 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 135 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Di An in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 6 . . Passengers = 3
costing 216914
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 THOMPSON WJ
P W2 PHILLIPS RD
CE NO NAME

Passengers:
G QUIETT, PAX, D; NO NAME, PAX, D; NO NAME, PAX, D;


Accident Summary:

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
Date: 01/18/68
Unit: 135 AHC
South Vietnam
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


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15126
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.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

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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