Helicopter UH-1C 66-00546

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00546
The Army purchased this helicopter 0866
Total flight hours at this point: 00000606
Date: 01/15/68
Unit: 170 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was in Descent at 0200 feet and 090 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)
The helicopter was hit in the Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
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, 01501 ()

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Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00546
The Army purchased this helicopter 0866
Total flight hours at this point: 00000606
Date: 01/18/68
Unit: 170 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0700 feet and 080 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: ARMAMENT, MAIN ROTOR SYS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any 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, 01801 ()

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Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-00546
The Army purchased this helicopter 0866
Total flight hours at this point: 00000716
Date: 04/29/69
Accident case number: 690429071
Unit: C/4/77 ARA 101 ABN
The station for this helicopter was Camp Eagle in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 10000
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W2 DRESSLER RR
P W1 HICKMAN DA

Accident Summary:

 ACFT FELL THROUGH DURING TAKEOFF WHICH WAS WITH THE WIND TO THE SOUTH DUE TO A RESTRICTION TO THE NORTH ICDT DMG TO ROTOR BLADES BY TREE BRANCHES

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The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 66-00546
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 0866.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610   0    0 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM       
6611   5    5 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM       
6612   3    8 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM       
6701   0    8 W0MHAA DIROF SUP TRAN   6TH ARMY   SHARPE GD        AVCOM          
6702   0    8 W0MHAA DIROF SUP TRAN   6TH ARMY   SHARPE GD        AVCOM          
6703   4   12 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6704   4   16 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6705  78   94 WC4YAA 170 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6706  79  173 WC4YAA 170 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6707  63  236 WC4YAA 170 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6708  49  285 WC4YAA 170 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6709  89  374 WC4YAA 170 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6710  48  422 WC4YAA 170 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6711  69  491 WC4YAA 170 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6712  68  559 WC4YAA 170 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6801  47  606 WC4YAA 170 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6802   0  606 WC4YAA 170 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6803   0  606 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN     
6804   0  606 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6805   0  606 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6806   3  609 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM          
6807   2  611 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM          
6808  13  624 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR  
6809  33  657 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR  
6810   0  657 W0Y6AA INTRANSIT        IN TRANSIT                  AVCOMCTR
6811   0  657 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR 
6812   0  657 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR 
6901   0  657 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR 
6902   0  657 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR 
6903   2  659 WFJ8C0 C 4-77ATY 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6904  57  716 WFJ8C0 C 4-77ATY 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6905 105  821 WFJ8C0 C 4-77ATY 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6906  97  918 WFJ8C0 C 4-77ATY 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6907  28  946 WAB0C0 C TP 2-17 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6908  32  978 WAB0C0 C TP 2-17 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6909  21  999 WAB0C0 C TP 2-17 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6910  26 1025 WAB0C0 C TP 2-17 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6911   4 1029 WAB0T0 2SQ 17AC 101ACD  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6912  37 1066 WAB0T0 2SQ 17AC 101ACD  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7001  57 1123 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7002  13 1136 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7003  82 1218 WFJ3A0 COA 5TC BN101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7004   0 1218 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
7005   0 1218 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR  
7006   0 1218 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7007   0 1218 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7008   0 1218 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7009   0 1218 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7010   0 1218 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7011   0 1218 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7012   4 1222 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7101  21 1243 SEAWLF SEAWOLF SQDN 3   VIETNAM                     RVN     
7102  98 1341 SEAWLF SEAWOLF SQDN 3   VIETNAM                     RVN     
7103  77 1418 SEAWLF SEAWOLF SQDN 3   VIETNAM                     RVN     
7104 121 1539 SEAWLF SEAWOLF SQDN 3   VIETNAM                     RVN      
7105  92 1631 SEAWLF SEAWOLF SQDN 3   VIETNAM                     RVN     
7106 114 1745 SEAWLF SEAWOLF SQDN 3   VIETNAM                     RVN      
7107  46 1791 WEAWLF SEAWOLF SQDN 3   VIETNAM                     RVN      
7108  28 1819 WEAWLF SEAWOLF SQDN 3   VIETNAM                     RVN      
7109   0 1819 W0Y6AA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM        
7110   0 1819 W0Y6AA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM     
7111   0 1819 W0Y6AA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM     
7112   0 1819 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM       
7201   0 1819 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM        
7202   0 1819 W0MUAA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM         
7203   0 1819 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM        
7204   0 1819 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM        
7205   0 1819 W0MUAA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM         
7206   0 1819 W0MUAA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM         
7207   0 1819 W0MUAA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM         
7208   6 1825 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM      
7209   0 1825 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7210  10 1835 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7211   3 1838 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212   2 1840 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301   2 1842 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   9 1851 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303   6 1857 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304   6 1863 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305  14 1877 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306   7 1884 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307   4 1888 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308  15 1903 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309   6 1909 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310   7 1916 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311   9 1925 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312  10 1935 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   6 1941 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402  10 1951 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403  11 1962 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   5 1967 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405   8 1975 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   9 2001 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410  15 2016 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411   0 2016 WQNCAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412   8 2024 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   0 2024 WPZ499                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   1 2025 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503  10 2035 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504   7 2042 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505  11 2053 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506   0 2053 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507   5 2058 WPZ499                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7508  15 2073 WPZ499                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509   8 2081 WPZ499                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510   3 2084 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   8 2092 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   6 2098 WQNGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI

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