Engine failed at 2000 feet. An autorotation was made to a rough area. The tail bounced and the main rotor cutoff the tail boom. The number 5 stage compressor failed
This record was last updated on 01/31/97
Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-17082
The Army purchased this helicopter 1267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000243
Unit: 13 CAB
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-1D tail number
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 1267.
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DATE FLT HRS UIC UNIT AREA POST COUNTRY 6712 2 2 9221 355 AVN CO 4TH ARMY FORT SILL 4TH ARMY 6801 1 3 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD 4TH ARMY RED RIVER AD AMC 6802 81 84 WAX9AA 118 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 6803 0 84 WAX9AA 118 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 6804 0 84 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS ITR CONUS AVCOMITR 6805 0 84 W0MUAA ARADMAC IN MAINT NAVAL AIR STN AVCOM 6806 0 84 W0MUAA ARADMAC IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN AVCOM 6807 3 87 W0MUAA ARADMAC IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN AVCOM 6808 0 87 W0MUAA ARADMAC IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN AVCOM 6809 7 94 WC43AA 175 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 6810 31 125 WAX1AA 13 CBT AVN BN VIETNAM RVN 6811 78 203 WAX1AA 13 CBT AVN BN VIETNAM RVN 6812 40 243 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS VIETNAM RVN
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