Helicopter UH-1H 66-16275

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16275
The Army purchased this helicopter 0467
Total flight hours at this point: 00000248
Date: 11/29/67
Unit: 135 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was Landing at 0200 feet and 050 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 Equipment Section
Systems damaged were: UNK
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P2, 74176 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16275
The Army purchased this helicopter 0467
Total flight hours at this point: 00000963
Date: 06/13/68
Accident case number: 680613032 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 135 AHC
South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 0
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC W1 WHITE WE

Accident Summary:

The aircraft commander of CH-47A 66-19000 attempted to taxi between two parked aircraft with insufficient clearance allowing the CH-47A blades to mesh with the UH-1H 66-16275 blades. There was incident damage to the forward blades of the CH-47A and major damage to the UH-1H

This record was last updated on 04/14/97


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16275
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  16   16 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO       4THARMY    FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6705   2   18 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO       4THARMY    FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6706   0   18 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO       4THARMY    FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6707  30   48 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO       4THARMY    FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6708  26   74 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO       4THARMY    FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6709   0   74 WFM9AA 135 AVN CO       4THARMY    FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6710   2   76 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6711 172  248 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6712 119  367 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6801 112  479 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6802  93  572 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6803 149  721 3380   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804 128  849 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6805 114  963 WC08AA 135 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6806   0  963 WCLSAA 388 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN



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