Helicopter UH-1H 66-16177

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16177
The Army purchased this helicopter 0367
Total flight hours at this point: 00001101
Date: 05/14/69
Accident case number: 690514271
Unit: 282 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Da Nang in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 3
costing 90709
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 ROUX RL
P W1 KEIM DD
CE E4 LITTLE RA
G E4 PRITCHETT ME

Passengers:
X2 HN HIEN, PAX, D; X2 T KHAI, PAX, G; UNK HEISTAND, PAX, G;


Accident Summary:

^WO1 ROUX^ TOOK OFF FROM CAMP EAGLE AT APPROXIMATELY 1510 HRS. ENROUTE TO LZ BLAZE, NEAR THE A SHAU VALLEY. THEY HAD BEEN FLYING APPROXIMATELY 20 MINUTES WHEN THE ENGINE CHIP DETECTOR LIGHT CAME ON AND THE TORQUEMETER STARTED FLUCTUATING BETWEEN 20-40 PSI. BOTH THE ENGINE OIL TEMPERATURE AND THE ENGINE OIL PRESSURE GREATLY EXCEEDED REDLINE LIMITATIONS. ^WO ROUX^ STATED THAT THE ENGINE FAILED IN FLIGHT APPROXIMATELY 7 SECONDS AFTER THE ENGINE CHIP DETECTOR LIGHT CAME ON. ^ WO ROUX^, WHO WAS AT THE CONTROLS, ENTERED AUTOROTATION AND LANDED IN A SLOPING AREA CONTAINING HIGH ELEPHANT GRASS. CONSIDERING TERRAIN, THE CHOSEN LANDING SITE WAS THE BEST AVAILABLE. UPON TOUCHDOWN THE HELICOPTER STABILIZED MOMENTARILY AND THEN ROLLED ON ITS RIGHT SIDE.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16177
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   1    1 W0MHAA DIROF SUP TRAN   6TH ARMY   SHARPE GD        AVCOM
6704   0    1 W0MHAA DIROF SUP TRAN   6TH ARMY   SHARPE GD        AVCOM
6705   0    1 W0MHAA DIROF SUP TRAN   6TH ARMY   SHARPE GD        AVCOM
6706  11   12 WDYBAA 240 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6707 129  141 WDYBAA 240 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6708  61  202 WDYBAA 240 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6709  51  253 WDYBAA 240 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6710   0  253 WDYBAA 240 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6711  61  314 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6712  29  343 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6801   0  343 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6802  25  368 WAGTB0 TRPB1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6803   0  368 WAGTB0 TRPB1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6804   0  368 WAGTB0 TRPB1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6805   0  368 WAGTB0 TRPB1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6806   0  368 WAGTB0 TRPB1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6807   0  368 WAGTB0 TRPB1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6808  27  395 WDX4AA HHC 212 AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
6809 101  496 WDX4AA HHC 212 AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
6810  63  559 WDX4AA HHC 212 AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
6811  68  627 WDX4AA HHC 212 AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
6812 130  757 WDX4AA HHC 212 AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
6901  45  802 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6902  72  874 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6903  86  960 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6904 106 1066 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6905  35 1101 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN
6906   0 1101 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6907   0 1101 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6908   0 1101 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6909   0 1101 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6910   0 1101 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6911   0 1101 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6912   0 1101 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7001   0 1101 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7002   0 1101 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7003   0 1101 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7004   0 1101 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7005   0 1101 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7006   0 1101 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7007   6 1107 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7008  52 1159 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  75 1234 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  92 1326 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7011  77 1403 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7012  86 1489 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7101  97 1586 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7102  72 1658 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7103  87 1745 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7104  19 1764 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7105 114 1878 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7106  69 1947 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7107  94 2041 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7108  95 2136 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7109  90 2226 WC07AA 79 TC CO         VIETNAM                     RVN
7110  75 2301 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7111  73 2374 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7112   4 2378 WC07AA 61 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7201  48 2426 WAZNC0 7 17 CAV C TRP   VIETNAM                     RVN
7202  79 2505 WAZNC0 7 17 CAV C TRP   VIETNAM                     RVN
7203  52 2557 WAZNC0 7 17 CAV C TRP   VIETNAM                     RVN
7204  64 2621 WAZNC0 7 17 CAV C TRP   VIETNAM                     RVN
7205  59 2680 WAZNC0 7 17 CAV C TRP   VIETNAM                     RVN
7206  96 2776 WAZNC0 7 17 CAV C TRP   VIETNAM                     RVN
7207  69 2845 WAZNC0 H TRP AIR 10 AR  VIETNAM                     RVN
7208  67 2912 WHNFAA H TRP AIR 10 AR  VIETNAM                     RVN
7209  11 2923 WHNFAA 604TH TRANS CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7210  63 2986 WHNFAA 604TH TRANS CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7211  57 3043 WHNFAA 604TH TRANS CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7212   0 3043 WHNFAA H TRP AIR 10 AR  VIETNAM                     RVN
7301   1 3044 WHNFAA H TRP AIR 10 AR  VIETNAM                     RVN
7302  63 3107 WC5CAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN



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