Helicopter UH-1H 66-16270

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16270
The Army purchased this helicopter 0467
Total flight hours at this point: 00001317
Date: 10/17/68
Accident case number: 681017061
Unit: 135 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Di An in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 800
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 WARD JG

Accident Summary:

The main rotor flexed down striking the drive shaft and tail rotor drive shaft cover due to an aircraft hovering nearby

This record was last updated on 04/14/99


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16270
The Army purchased this helicopter 0467
Total flight hours at this point: 00001317
Date: 10/23/68
Unit: 388 TC CO
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on Take-Off at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
The helicopter was hit in the Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS, PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE, TRANSMISSION
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft is later recovered by any means other than its own power.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNNF, MISC, CRAFX (Miscellaneous. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16270
The Army purchased this helicopter 0467
Total flight hours at this point: 00003374
Date: 05/24/71
Accident case number: 710524171
Unit: A/123 AVN 23 INF
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai/BDE CA 01 in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 478
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P O3 PALLADINO DA
CE E4 ROSSMAN J

Accident Summary:

AFTER DROPPING OFF THE ASSIGNED PILOT AT CHU LAI ARMY AIRFIELD. CPT PALLADINO AND THE CREW CHIEF, SITTING IN THE PILOT'S SEAT, FLEW THE AIRCRAFT TO BT 510125( AN AREA SET ASIDE FOR LOCAL TRAINING). CPT PALLADINO WAS GIVING THE CREW CHIEF FLIGHT INSTRUCTIONS. WHILE AT A HOVER THE CREW CHIEF LOWERED THE COLLECTIVE AND THE AIRCRAFTHIT ON THE HEEL OF THE RIGHT SKID CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE RIGHT SKID AND CROSS TUBE. THE AIRCRAFT WAS FLOWN BACK TO CHU LAI AIRFIELD.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16270
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 0467.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6704   2    2 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO       4THARMY    FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6705  31   33 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO       4THARMY    FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6706  17   50 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO       4THARMY    FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6707  15   65 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO       4THARMY    FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6708  27   92 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO       4THARMY    FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6709   0   92 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO       4THARMY    FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6710   5   97 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6711 133  230 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6712  74  304 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6801  97  401 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6802  44  445 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6803  68  513 3380   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804 147  660 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6805 102  762 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6806  89  851 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6807 132  983 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6808 129 1112 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6809 120 1232 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6810  85 1317 WCLSAA 388 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
6811   0 1317 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6812   0 1317 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6901   0 1317 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN TRANSIT NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6902   0 1317 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6903   0 1317 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6904   0 1317 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6905   0 1317 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6906  60 1377 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6907 141 1518 WGLEB0 CO B 123 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN
6908 128 1646 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6909  46 1692 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6910 106 1798 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6911  92 1890 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6912 101 1991 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7001  74 2065 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7002  99 2164 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7003  66 2230 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  64 2294 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7005  97 2391 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7006 100 2491 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7007 100 2591 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7008  65 2656 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  84 2740 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  56 2796 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7011  95 2891 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7012  46 2937 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7101  86 3023 WGLEA0 A 123RD AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
7102 117 3140 WGLEA0 A 123RD AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
7103  68 3208 WGLEA0 A 123RD AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
7104  81 3289 WGLEA0 A 123RD AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
7105  85 3374 WGLEA0 A 123RD AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
7106   0 3374 WGLEA0 A 123RD AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
7107  32 3406 WGLEA0 A 123RD AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
7108  68 3474 WGLEA0 A 123RD AVN BN   VIETNAM                     RVN
7109   0 3474 W0Y6AA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7110   0 3474 W0Y6AA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7111   0 3474 W0Y6AA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7112   0 3474 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7201   2 3476 W1BSAA NAVAL AIR CTR    LOAN       PATUXENT         AVSCOM
7202   4 3480 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7203  20 3500 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7204  25 3525 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7205   5 3530 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7206  48 3578 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7207  15 3593 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7208  39 3632 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7209   9 3641 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7210  10 3651 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7211   2 3653 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212   9 3662 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301  16 3678 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   4 3682 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303  22 3704 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304  20 3724 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305  10 3734 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306  44 3778 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307  23 3801 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308  21 3822 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309  31 3853 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310   8 3861 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311  25 3886 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312   1 3887 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   0 3887 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7402   0 3887 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7403   0 3887 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7404   2 3889 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7405  13 3902 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7409  27 3999 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7410  22 4021 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7411  14 4035 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7412   3 4038 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7501   2 4040 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7502  26 4066 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7503   1 4067 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7504  19 4086 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7505   5 4091 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7506  26 4117 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7507   7 4124 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7509   7 4152 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7510   7 4159 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7511  21 4180 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS
7512   7 4187 W1D74F USATSCH          1ST ARMY   FORT EUSTIS      TRADOCTS



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Printed from databases on: 08/27/00

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