Helicopter UH-1H 67-19502

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-19502
The Army purchased this helicopter 1168
Total flight hours at this point: 00001065
Date: 05/25/70
Accident case number: 700525021
Unit: A/101 AVN
The station for this helicopter was Phu Bai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2563
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 BEATTIE DL

Accident Summary:

 PLT EXEC FAST APPROACH TO PZ CE COULD NOT CLEAR ACFT DUE TO INOP MIKE ICDT DMG \

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Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-19502
The Army purchased this helicopter 1168
Total flight hours at this point: 00001133
Date: 06/23/70
Accident case number: 700623081
Unit: A/101 AVN
The station for this helicopter was Phu Bai in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 600
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 TIGANO FA

Accident Summary:

 ON SHORT FINAL TO LZ INTERCOM WENT OUT CREW WAS UNABLE TO CLEAR ACFT DOWN & STUMP STRIKE OCCURRED WITH ICDT DMG TO ACFT \

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Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-19502
The Army purchased this helicopter 1168
Total flight hours at this point: 00001801
Date: 04/13/71
Accident case number: 710413011
Unit: A/101 AVN
The station for this helicopter was Camp Eagle in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 1
costing 78501
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 TRUJILLO DA
P W1 HAMILTON JA
CE E4 WILLIAMS RK
G E4 CROOK E

Passengers:
 , LCO, G;


Accident Summary:

 BOTH AIRCRAFT WERE ASSIGNED TO FLY MISSIONS FOR CCN FROM THEIR BASE AT NORTH PHU BAI. THE FLIGHT ORIGINATED AT CAMP EAGLE AND BOTH AIRCRAFT WRE REFUELED AT PHU BAI PRIOR TO BEING HOVERED TO THE CCN PARKING AREA. AIRCRAFT ^294^ WAS THE SECOND TO HOVER INTO THE PARKING AREA ANDIT WAS FOLLOWED BY AIRCRAFT ^502^. ^W01 BODIN^ THE ^AC OF 294^, PARKED HIS HELICOPTER ON A HEADING OF 090 AND INITIATED SHUTDOWN PROCEDURES. ^W01 TRUJILLO^ THE ^AC OF 502^ HOVERED INTO THE AREA AND TEMPORARILY SET HIS AIRCRAFT DOWN ON A HEADING OF 090. HE THEN INSTRUCTED HIS CREWCHIEF TO DISMOUNT AND SERVE AS A GROUND GUIDE TO PARK CLOSER TO AIRCRAFT ^294^. ^SP4 WILLIAMS^ POSTED HIMSELF BETWEEN ^294 AND 502^ THEN HE GAVE HAND AND ARM SIGNALS TO MOVE XLOSER. AFTER THIS WAS ACCOMPLISHED, ^SP4 WILLIAMS^ BECAME AWARE THAT ON ROTOR WAS OVERLAPPING THE OTHER. HE SIGNALED ^WO1 TRUJILLO^ TO STOP. HE THEN GAVE A HAND AND ARM SIGNAL TO MOVE IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION OR AWAY FROM ^ARICRAFT 294^. ^WO1 TRUKILLO^ INTERPRETED THIS TO MEAN "SET THE AIRCRAFT DOWN" AS THE COLLECTIVE STICK WAS BEING LOWERED, THE MAIN ROTOR BLADES INTERMESHED AND A PIECE OF METAL FROM ONE OF THEBLADES STRUCK ^SP4 WILLIAMS^ BOTH AC'S INITIATED IMMEDIATE SHUTDOWN PROCEDURES. THE OTHER CREWMEMBERS EGRESSED SAFELY AND RUSHED TO THE AID OF THE INJURED CREWCHIEF WHO WAS TAKEN IMMEDIATELY TO THE ^85TH EVACUATION HOSPITAL AT PHU BAI.^

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The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-19502
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 1168.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6811   0    0 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6812  29   29 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6901  44   73 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6902  56  129 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6903  56  185 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6904  58  243 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6905  47  290 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6906  56  346 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6907  55  401 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6908  54  455 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6909  75  530 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6910  56  586 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6911  51  637 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6912  58  695 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7001  48  743 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7002  72  815 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7003  77  892 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7004  94  986 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7005  79 1065 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7006  68 1133 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7007  85 1218 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7008  91 1309 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7009  94 1403 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7010  40 1443 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7011  70 1513 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7012  70 1583 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7101 108 1691 WAB3A0 A 101ST AHB      VIETNAM                     RVN     
7102  22 1713 WAB3A0 A 101ST AHB      VIETNAM                     RVN     
7103  83 1796 WAB3A0 A 101ST AHB      VIETNAM                     RVN     
7104   5 1801 WAB3A0 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
7105   0 1801 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     4TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC           
7106   0 1801 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     4TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC           
7107   0 1801 W0MCAA DIR DIST  TRANS  IN MAINT   RED RIVER AD     AVSCOM          
7108   0 1801 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM        
7109   0 1801 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM        
7110   0 1801 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM        
7111   0 1801 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM        
7112   0 1801 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM        
7201   0 1801 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM      
7202   4 1805 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM      
7203   0 1805 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM      
7204  20 1825 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7205   0 1825 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7206   0 1825 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7207  50 1875 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7208  40 1915 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7209  33 1948 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7210  15 1963 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7211  18 1981 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212  17 1998 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301   3 2001 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302  17 2018 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303  21 2039 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304  19 2058 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305  17 2075 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306   3 2078 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307   1 2079 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308  36 2115 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309   8 2123 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310  30 2153 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311  10 2163 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312   4 2167 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   0 2167 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402   4 2171 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   8 2179 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404  13 2192 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405  18 2210 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409  24 2304 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410  21 2325 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411  17 2342 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412   4 2346 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   3 2349 WPEEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   3 2352 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503   6 2358 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504  19 2377 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505  11 2388 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506  17 2405 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507  12 2417 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509  12 2465 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510   2 2467 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511  18 2485 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   8 2493 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI

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