Helicopter UH-1D 66-17082

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-17082
The Army purchased this helicopter 1267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000084
Date: 03/01/68
Accident case number: 680301241
Unit: 118 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Bien Hoa in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 44595
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O4 SHAIN RG
P O3 BANNISTER WE

Accident Summary:

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
Date: 12/22/68
Unit: 13 CAB
South Vietnam
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 66-17082
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.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

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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