Helicopter OH-6A 67-16111

Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16111
The Army purchased this helicopter 0668
Total flight hours at this point: 00000190
Date: 11/18/68
Accident case number: 681118051
Unit: HHC 1 BDE 5 INF
The station for this helicopter was Quang Tri in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2576
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P O3 JOHNSON GA

Accident Summary:

 A USMC CH-46B LND IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE OH-6A & THE ROTOR WASH OF THE CH46B DAMAGE THE REVOLVING M/R BLADES OF THE CH-6A \

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Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16111
The Army purchased this helicopter 0668
Total flight hours at this point: 00000293
Date: 03/23/69
Accident case number: 690323211
Unit: HHC 1 BDE 5 INF
The station for this helicopter was Quang Tri in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 9962
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P W1 CATLETT WJ

Accident Summary:

 PILOT PREFLIGHTED AIRCRAFT NUMBER ^67-16111^ AND MADE A TAKEOFF FROM 1/5 MECH BASE CAMP AT 1345, NO PASSENGERS OR CARGO, FLEW TO A FORWARD COMMAND POST LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 2 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH OF THE KHE SANH. HE THEN FLEW VARIOUS MISSIONS FOR ONE HOUR AND 20 MINUTES. AT 1505 HRS, THE PILOT DROPPED OFF A PASSENGER AT THE FORWARD COMMAND POST AND TOOK OFF TO RETURN TO LZ VANDERGRIFT FOR REFUELING. THE PILOT MADE A TAKEOFF TO THE EAST, SOUTHEAST, CONTINUED LOW LEVEL UNTIL 80 KNOTS AIR SPEED WAS OBTAINED. AT APPROXIMATELY 200 FEET ALTITUDE A LOUD POPPING NOISE WAS HEARD. THE NOISE APPEARED TO COME FROM THE TRANSMISSION AREA. THE PILOT AT FIRST SUSPECTED ENEMY FIRE, BUT WHEN THE NOISE CONTINUED, THE PILOT ELECTED TO MAKE AN AMERGENCY POWER ON LANDING. THE AREA SELECTED FOR THE LANDING WAS COVERED WITH ELEPHANT GRASS APPROXIMATELY 10 FEET IN HEIGHT AND SCATTERED TREES. THE APPROACH WAS CONTINUED TO THE AREA AND AT ABOUT 5 FEET ABOVE THE GRASS ANTI-TORQUE CONTROL WAS LOST. THE AIRCRAFT MADE SEVERAL 360 DEGREE TURNS WHILE SETTLING INTO THE GRASS. THE AIRCRAFT REMAINED UPRIGHT DURING THE LANDING. THE PILOT THEN SHUT THE AIRCRAFT DOWN AND EXITED THE AIRCRAFT, AND MOVED TO A LOCATION SUITABLE FOR PICK-UP BY THE RESCUE HELICOPTER.\\

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The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16111
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 0668.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6806   0    0 W0MHAA DIR SUP / TRAN   IN TRANSIT SHARPE AD        AVCOM        
6807   0    0 3300   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC         
6808 126  126 3300   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC 
6809   0  126 3300   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC 
6810  33  159 WANLAA HHC 1BDE 5INF    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6811  31  190 WANLAA HHC 1BDE 5INF    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6812  25  215 WANLAA HHC 1BDE 5INF    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6901   0  215 WANLAA HHC 1BDE 5INF    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6902  38  253 WANLAA HHC 1BDE 5INF    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6903  40  293 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
6904   0  293 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
6905   0  293 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
6906   4  297 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
6907  34  331 WAB3T0 HHC 101ST AHB    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6908  53  384 WAB3T0 HHC 101ST AHB    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6909  46  430 WAB3T0 HC101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6910  48  478 WAB3T0 HC101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6911  52  530 WABCT0 2SQ 17AC 101ACD  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6912  17  547 WAB3T0 HC101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7001  31  578 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7002  43  621 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7003  29  650 WACJAA A-377 ATY 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7004  65  715 WACJAA A-377 ATY 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7005  70  785 WACJAA A-377 ATY 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7006  82  867 WACJAA A-377 ATY 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7007  81  948 WACJAA A-377 ATY 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7008  99 1047 WACJAA A-377 ATY 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7009  74 1121 WACJAA A-377 ATY 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7010  58 1179 WACJAA A-377 ATY 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7011  78 1257 WACJAA A-377 ATY 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7012  96 1353 WACJAA A-377 ATY 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7101  63 1416 WACJAA 377 ARTY A BTRY  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7102  82 1498 WACJAA 377 ARTY A BTRY  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7103  86 1584 WACJAA 377 ARTY A BTRY  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7104  30 1614 WACJAA A BTRY 4 77 ART  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7105  36 1650 WACJAA 377 ARTY A BTRY  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7106  59 1709 WACJAA 377 ARTY A BTRY  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7107  67 1776 WACJAA 377 ARTY A BTRY  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7108  59 1835 WACJAA 377 ARTY A BTRY  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7109  80 1915 WACJAA 377 ARTY A BTRY  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7110  44 1959 WACJAA 377 ARTY A BTRY  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7111  22 1981 WACJAA 377 ARTY A BTRY  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7112  46 2027 WACJAA 377 ARTY A BTRY  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7201   4 2031 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
7202   0 2031 WE4HAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM       
7203   0 2031 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7204   0 2031 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7205   0 2031 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7206   0 2031 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7207   0 2031 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM       
7208   0 2031 W0MHAA DIR DIST  TRANS  IN TRANSIT SHARPE AD        AVSCOM          
7209   0 2031 W0MHAA DIR DIST  TRANS  IN TRANSIT SHARPE AD        AVSCOM          
7210   0 2031 W0MHAA FLYING CLUB      LOAN       WEST POINT       LOAN       
7211   0 2031 W0MHAA FLYING CLUB      LOAN       WEST POINT       LOAN       
7212   0 2031 W0MHAA DIR DIST  TRANS  IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM         
7301   0 2031 W0MHAA DIR DIST  TRANS  IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM         
7302   0 2031 W0MHAA DIR DIST  TRANS  IN STORAGE SHARPE AD        AVSCOM           
7303   0 2031 W0MHAA DIR DIST  TRANS  IN STORAGE SHARPE AD        AVSCOM           
7304   0 2031 W0MHAA DIR DIST  TRANS  IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM         
7305   2 2033 W0MHAA DIR DIST TRANS   IN STORAGE SHARPE AD        AVSCOM           
7306   0 2033 W0MHAA DIR DIST TRANS   IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM         
7307   0 2033 W0MHAA DIR DIST TRANS   IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM         
7308   0 2033 W0MHAA DIR DIST TRANS   IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM         
7309   7 2040 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310   1 2041 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311  13 2054 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312   7 2061 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   4 2065 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402   2 2067 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403  16 2083 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   6 2089 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405  18 2107 WXAZAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7406  40 2147 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410  21 2231 W8BJAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411   4 2235 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412   0 2235 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   4 2239 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   8 2247 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503  19 2266 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504   2 2268 WXA2AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505   0 2268 W0MHAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM        
7506   0 2268 W0MHAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM        
7507   0 2268 W0MHAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM        
7508   0 2268 W0MHAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM        
7509   0 2268 W0MHAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM        
7510   0 2268 W0MHAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM        
7511   0 2268 W0MHAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM        
7512   0 2268 W0MHAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVSCOM        

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