Helicopter UH-1D 66-16563

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16563
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00000054
Date: 08/21/67
Accident case number: 670821111
Unit: B/229 AVN
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 5972
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 BENJAMIN WE

Accident Summary:

On the approach to an LZ, a poncho liner blew up into the blades and became attached to the rotor system. The pilot landed on a rock causing damage to the right skid.

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Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16563
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00002072
Date: 08/13/70
Accident case number: 700813021 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: C/227 AVN
The station for this helicopter was Phouc Vinh in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 1
costing 244345
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC W2 MCDANIEL JP
P O2 DUBAY RE
CE E4 GREEN CT
G E4 BOTELER RH

Passengers:
 MAJOR COMMAND, MCO, G;


Accident Summary:

 AIRCRAFT ^#563^ WAS WORKING FOR AN ELEMENT AT LZ JEANNE, EAST OF SONG BE. UPON BEING CLEARED FOR AN APPROACH, AND BEING ABOUT 100 FEET OUT FROM THE LZ, THEY EXPERIENCED AN ENGINE FAILURE. THE AIRCRAFT COMMANDER TOOK THE CONTROLS AND BROUGHT THE AIRCRAFT DOWN. A HARD LANDING RESULTED IN DAMAGE TO THE SKIDS. THE MAIN ROTOR BLADE FLEXED DOWN AND SEVERED THE TAIL ROTOR DRIVE SHAFT. THERE WAS 1 MINOR IMJURY.\\

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The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16563
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 0667.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6706   0    0 W0MHAA DIROF SUP TRAN   6TH ARMY   SHARPE GD        AVCOM          
6707   0    0 W0MHAA DIROF SUP TRAN   6TH ARMY   SHARPE GD        AVCOM          
6708  54   54 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6709 109  163 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6710  72  235 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6711  82  317 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6712  44  361 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6801  74  435 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6802  86  521 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6803  70  591 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6804 114  705 3261   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM      
6805  76  781 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6806  96  877 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6807 106  983 3261   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC           
6808  88 1071 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6809 133 1204 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6810   0 1204 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6811  88 1292 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6812  90 1382 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6901  77 1459 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6902  92 1551 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6903 106 1657 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6904  76 1733 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6905  67 1800 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6906  80 1880 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6907  99 1979 WAAXB0 COB 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6908   0 1979 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6909   0 1979 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6910   0 1979 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6911   0 1979 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6912   0 1979 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7001   0 1979 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7002   0 1979 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7003   0 1979 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7004   0 1979 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7005   7 1986 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7006   0 1986 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7007  86 2072 WAAVC0 COC 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
7008   0 2072 WHB1AA 166 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN     
7009   0 2072 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7010   0 2072 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7011   0 2072 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7012   0 2072 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7101   0 2072                         NAT&GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7102   5 2077                         NAT&GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7103  45 2122 WAB3A0 A 101ST AHB      VIETNAM                     RVN     
7104  57 2179 WAB3A0 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
7105  80 2259 WAB3A0 A 101ST AHB      VIETNAM                     RVN     
7106  71 2330 WAB3A0 A 101ST AHB      VIETNAM                     RVN     
7107  43 2373 WAB3A0 A 101ST AHB      VIETNAM                     RVN     
7108 100 2473 WAB3A0 A 101ST AHB      VIETNAM                     RVN     
7109  28 2501 WAB3A0 A 101ST AHB      VIETNAM                     RVN     
7110  92 2593 WAB3A0 A 101ST AHB      VIETNAM                     RVN     
7111  71 2664 WAB3A0 C 159TH ASHB     VIETNAM                     RVN     
7112   8 2672 WAB3A0 388 TC CO        VIETNAM                     RVN     
7201   0 2672 WCLSAA 388 TC CO        VIETNAM                     RVN     

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