Helicopter UH-1C 66-00616

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00616
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00000071
Date: 02/27/1967
Accident case number: 670227121
Unit: ARMY AVN DIV
The station for this helicopter was Dong Tam in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 0
costing 16233
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 SELPH CD
CP FRITZ KM

Accident Summary:

While aircraft 66-616 was attempting to take off, the main rotor blade struck the main rotor blade of 66-617 which was being runup on the parking pad. The tip of severed main rotor blade hit the right transmission cowling of aircraft 66-618 which was parked


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00616
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00000152
Date: 02/02/1968
Accident case number: 680202161
Unit: A/1 AVN 1 INF
The station for this helicopter was Phu Loi in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2465
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O4 CANTRELL WD
P W1 BILLS LA

Accident Summary:

When aircraft picked up to a hover, the skid caught on a sand bag. The aircraft was lowered then brought back to a hover. When landing at the end of the mission, the right skid collapsed. Pilot error established. Supervisory error contributing. No material failure

This record was last updated on 01/05/1997


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00616
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00000801
Date: 02/20/1969
Unit: 134 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While at Base Camp this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0300 feet and 070 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
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: UH1P3, 05102 ()


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 66-00616
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 1066.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610   0    0 WE3JAA 9TH INF DIV      5TH ARMY   FORT RILEY       5TH ARMY   
6611  19   19 WE3JAA 9TH INF DIV      5TH ARMY   FORT RILEY       5TH ARMY    
6612  19   38 2427   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM      
6701   0   38 3339   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM     
6702  33   71 3339   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM      
6703   0   71 3339   POST SUPPLY      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         6TH ARMY   
6704   0   71 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM        
6705   0   71 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM        
6706   0   71 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM        
6707   0   71 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM        
6708   0   71 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM        
6709   0   71 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM        
6710   0   71 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM        
6711   0   71 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM        
6712   0   71 3300   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY 
6801  50  121 3446   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6802  31  152 3446   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6803  77  229 3446   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6804  58  287 3446   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM     
6805  98  385 3446   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6806  82  467 3446   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6807  53  520 3446   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC          
6808  12  532 3203   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC 
6809   6  538 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6810  52  590 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6811  51  641 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6812  64  705 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6901  41  746 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6902  55  801 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6903  62  863 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6904  62  925 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6905  78 1003 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6906 102 1105 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6907  61 1166 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6908  69 1235 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6909  96 1331 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6910  68 1399 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6911  38 1437 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6912  95 1532 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7001  70 1602 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7002  30 1632 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7003  63 1695 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7004  26 1721 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7005   0 1721 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7006  23 1744 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7007  65 1809 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7008  64 1873 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7009  42 1915 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7010  20 1935 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7011  49 1984 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7012  27 2011 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7101  46 2057 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7102  58 2115 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7103  62 2177 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7104  88 2265 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7105  52 2317 WC07AA 134 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7106   0 2317 W0Y6AA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM        
7107   0 2317 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM          
7108   0 2317 W0MUAA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY        
7109   0 2317 W0MUAA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY        
7110   0 2317 W0MUAA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY        
7111   0 2317 W0MUAA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY        
7112   4 2321 W0MUAA 8TH SQ AIR CAV   1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY        
7201   0 2321 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM        
7202  13 2334 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7203   3 2337 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7204   7 2344 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7205  35 2379 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7206  13 2392 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7207  29 2421 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7208   2 2423 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7209   3 2426 WPPVD0 BUREAU CUSTOMS   LOAN       WASHINGTON       AVSCOM           
7210   0 2426 WPPVD0 BUREAU CUSTOMS   LOAN       WASHINGTON       AVSCOM           
7211   0 2426 WPPVD0 BUREAU CUSTOMS   LOAN       WASHINGTON       AVSCOM           
7212   0 2426 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301   0 2426 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   0 2426 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303   8 2434 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304  18 2452 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305  18 2470 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306   0 2470 W8BR05                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307   0 2470 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308  14 2484 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309   7 2491 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310  22 2513 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311  23 2536 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312  19 2555 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   0 2555 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402   8 2563 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   0 2563 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   7 2570 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405  15 2585 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   0 2604 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410   0 2604 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411   0 2604 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412   0 2604 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   0 2604 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   0 2604 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503   0 2604 WPPVD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504   0 2604 W0MUAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   CORPUS CH AD     AVSCOM          
7505   0 2604 W0MUAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   CORPUS CH AD     AVSCOM          
7506   0 2604 W0MUAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   CORPUS CH AD     AVSCOM          
7507   0 2604 W0MUAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   CORPUS CH AD     AVSCOM          
7508   0 2604 W0MUAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN STORAGE CORPUS CH AD     AVSCOM            
7509   4 2608 W0MUAA SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FORT KNOX        TRADOC        
7510  16 2624 WTU4D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   4 2628 WTU4D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   5 2633 WTU4D0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI


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