Helicopter UH-1H 66-16326

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16326
The Army purchased this helicopter 0467
Total flight hours at this point: 00000827
Date: 07/16/1968
Accident case number: 680716111
Unit: 134 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Phu Hiep in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 5872
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P O2 BOYLES HC

Accident Summary:

The aircraft landing in an LZ failed to stop forward motion causing the blades to strike a tree

This record was last updated on 04/16/1997


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16326
The Army purchased this helicopter 0467
Total flight hours at this point: 00001432
Date: 02/06/1969
Incident number: 69020606.KIA
Unit: 134 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Command and Control
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BN970863
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (B-40 RKT)
causing an Explosion.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 DOI, 02 INJ . .
Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, LNNF, CASRP, CRAFX (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC WO1 HARRISON WILLIAM MILAM KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


The following is crew member information for this incident:


Name: WO1 William Milam Harrison
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/06/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 25.2
Date of Birth: 11/16/1943
Home City: Pecos, TX
Service: AV branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 134 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 67-501
Service: AV branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 33W-074
Short Summary: Helicopter fire.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16326
Service number: W3159031
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 062B
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 03/07/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 03
Location: Ninh Thuan Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Relgion: Protestant - other churches
The following information is secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: warrant officer
This record was last updated on 07/25/1998



Name: SP4 William Stephen Ogden
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/06/1969 while performing the duty of Gunner.
Age at death: 20.0
Date of Birth: 02/24/1949
Home City: Philadelphia, PA
Service: regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 134 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 33W-072
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 66-16319
Service number: 11866957
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 67A1F = Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: door gunner
Started Tour: 09/17/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Ninh Thuan Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Relgion: Roman Catholic
The following information is secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: enlisted personnel
This record was last updated on 07/25/1998


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16326
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 WQ1CAA GEN SUPPLY DIV   4THARMY    RED RIVER AD     AVCOM          
6705   0    2 9221   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM     
6706   0    2 9221   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6707  26   28 WDFJAA 134 AVN CO       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY      
6708  39   67 WDFJAA 134 AVN CO       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY      
6709  33  100 WDFJAA 134 AVN CO       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY       
6710   0  100 WDFJAA 134 AVN CO       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY      
6711   0  100 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6712 120  220 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6801 144  364 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6802  59  423 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6803   0  423 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6804 110  533 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6805 142  675 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6806  74  749 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6807  78  827 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6808 103  930 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6809  97 1027 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6810  49 1076 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6811  95 1171 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6812 124 1295 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6901 103 1398 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6902  34 1432 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN     


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