Helicopter UH-1D 66-01053

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-01053
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000405
Date: 03/22/68
Accident case number: 680322201 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: A/101 AVN
The station for this helicopter was Phu Bai in South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YD706129
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 2 . . Passengers = 1
costing 228554
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC W1 HANNAH JR
P W1 PINSON LS

Passengers:
 E4 MCCENEY WR, PAX, D;


Accident Summary:

After the aircraft was loaded, the aircraft made hover power check. The aircraft was hovered backward out of ground effect. The aircraft settled in trees and crashed into ground

This record was last updated on 01/31/97

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The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-01053
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 1266.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6612   6    6 1647   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM     
6701  22   28 1649   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM      
6702  19   47 1649   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM      
6703  24   71 1715   POST SUPPLY      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         6TH ARMY    
6704  15   86 1715   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM      
6705  25  111 1715   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM      
6706  23  134 1715   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6707  24  158 1715   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6708  32  190 1715   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM     
6709  42  232 1715   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM     
6710  28  260 1714   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM     
6711   0  260 1714   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY 
6712  19  279 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6801   0  279 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6802  82  361 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6803  44  405 WCLQAA 335 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN     

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