Helicopter UH-1H 66-16284

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16284
The Army purchased this helicopter 0467
Total flight hours at this point: 00000148
Date: 01/15/68
Accident case number: 680115011
Unit: 134 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Tuy Hoa in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 12866
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P O3 MCGOWAN RM
CP W1 HALL LD

Accident Summary:

Aircraft UH-1D 65-9904 was sitting on POL pad running when UH-1H 66-16284 came to hover and made pedal turn to right causing its tail rotor to contact the UH-1D main rotor. The 90 degree gear box separated from the UH-1H and it turned 180 degrees to the right. Both skids and cross tubes collapsed

This record was last updated on 01/05/97

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Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16284
The Army purchased this helicopter 0467
Total flight hours at this point: 00000427
Date: 11/18/68
Accident case number: 681118011
Unit: A/101 AVN
The station for this helicopter was Camp Eagle in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 750
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W2 LATHERS ML

Accident Summary:

 LDG TO LZ WAS MADE WITH QUARTERING TAILWIND ACFT SETTLED IN FROM 3 FT WHEN RPM BLED OFF BENT AFT CROSS TUBE \

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Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16284
The Army purchased this helicopter 0467
Total flight hours at this point: 00000485
Date: 03/28/69
Unit: 142 TC CO
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YC567816
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

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The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16284
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   0    0 W0Y6AA TRAN MDMHELCO S  ALASKA                      ALASKA  
6705   0    0 W0Y6AA TRAN MDMHELCO S  ALASKA                      ALASKA  
6706  13   13 W0U36P DIR MAT MAIN AB  3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY         
6707  30   43 WDFJAA 134 AVN CO       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY      
6708  33   76 WDFJAA 134 AVN CO       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY      
6709  31  107 WDFJAA 134 AVN CO       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY       
6710   0  107 WDFJAA 134 AVN CO       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY      
6711   0  107 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6712  41  148 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6801   0  148 WC07AA 134 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6802   0  148 W0Y6AA INTRANSIT        IN TRANSIT                  AVCOMCTR
6803   0  148 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6804   0  148 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6805   0  148 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6806   2  150 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM          
6807   0  150 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM          
6808  76  226 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6809  94  320 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6810 107  427 WAB3A0 CO A 101 AVN BN  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6811   0  427 WAB1AA 101 ABNE DIV     VIETNAM                     RVN     
6812   0  427 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
6901   0  427 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
6902   0  427 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
6903  58  485 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     

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