Helicopter UH-1H 68-15314

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-15314
The Army purchased this helicopter 0169
Total flight hours at this point: 00001070
Date: 11/14/1969
Accident case number: 691114271
Unit: 134 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Tuy Hoa 02 in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 29922
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 SCHROEDER BE
P O3 HEATH HS
CE SPEIRS RG
G BLAIS RE

Accident Summary:

 THE A/C HAD FLOWN FROM LZ ENGLISH AND WAS COMPLETING ITS MISSION BY LANDING AT QUI NHON ARMY AIRFIELD. THE AC CALLED FOUR MILES OUT FOR LANDING INSTRUCTIONS. HE ALSO CALLED SHORT FINAL AND WAS CLEARED OFF THE ACTIVE RUNWAY. THEN HE MADE A RIGHT TURN ON TAXIWAY #8 FOR THE REFUELING AREA. HE HAD BEEN GIVEN WINDS OF 120 DEGREES AT 6 MPH. AFTER HAVING HOVERED ALONG TAXIWAY #8, THE AC, MR. SCHROEDER, INITIATED A LEFT TURN FOR THE REFUELING AREA. (AC HAD BEEN HOVERING DOWNWIND). AT THIS TIME THE A/C BEGAN SPINNING TO THE RIGHT WHILE STILL AT A HOVER. THE A/C COMPLETED TWO 360 DEGREE TURNS WHILE MAKING HARD CONTACT WITH THE PAVEMENT. THE A/C BOUNCED BACK AND FORTH ON THE SKIDS. IT REMAINED ESSENTIALLY OVER THE SAME AREA THAT IT HAD PREVIOUSLY OCCUPIED WHEN IT STARTED SPINNING. THE HELICOPTER TERMINATED RIGHT SIDE LOW FACING SOUTHEAST.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-15314
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 0169.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6901   0    0 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6902  45   45 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6903 142  187 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6904 133  320 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6905 144  464 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6906 116  580 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6907 122  702 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6908 135  837 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6909 123  960 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6910 110 1070 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6911   0 1070 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN     
6912   0 1070 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN     
7001   0 1070 WE4DAA 303 TRANS CO GS  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7002   0 1070 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7003   0 1070 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7004   0 1070 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7005   2 1072 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7006   0 1072 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7007  51 1123 WC7ZAA 155 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7008  35 1158 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     


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