Helicopter UH-1B 63-08733

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08733
The Army purchased this helicopter 0964
Total flight hours at this point: 00001571
Date: 03/24/68
Unit: 116 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0700 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Passenger Cargo Section
Systems damaged were: COMM SYS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P3, 08403 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08733
The Army purchased this helicopter 0964
Total flight hours at this point: 00001571
Date: 03/26/68
Unit: 116 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Attacking at 0100 feet and 105 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 3 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Tail Section
Systems damaged were: UNK
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P3, 08605 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08733
The Army purchased this helicopter 0964
Total flight hours at this point: 00001806
Date: 05/17/68
Unit: 116 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0150 feet and 090 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Tail Section
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P3, 13805 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08733
The Army purchased this helicopter 0964
Total flight hours at this point: 00002001
Date: 03/20/69
Accident case number: 690320021
Unit: 121 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Soc Trang in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2766
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
MN W1 BENTE FW

Accident Summary:

UPON PULL OUT OF TARGET DIVE ATTACK A LOUD BANG WAS HEARD FROMENG COMPARTMENT ENG OIL PRESS DROPPED & ENG TAC WENT TO 4000 RPM AUTO WAS ENTERED & LDG WAS MADE IN OPEN RICE PADDY RESULT IN DMG TO SKID & CROSS TUBES \ ENG FAILED CAUSE UNK \


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08733
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 0964.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610  24  633 3384   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6611  54  687 3384   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6612  72  759 3384   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6701  53  812 3384   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6702  45  857 3384   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6703  67  924 3384   POST SUPPLY      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         6TH ARMY
6704  80 1004 3384   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6705  89 1093 3384   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6706  50 1143 3384   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN
6707  82 1225 3384   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN
6708  60 1285 3384   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6709  17 1302 3384   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6710  53 1355 3384   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6711  52 1407 3442   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6712   0 1407 3442   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6801   0 1407 3442   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6802  12 1419 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6803 152 1571 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6804 110 1681 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6805 125 1806 WC3GAA 116 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6806   0 1806 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6807   0 1806 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6808   0 1806 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6809   0 1806 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6810   0 1806 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6811   1 1807 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6812  33 1840 WAYCAA 121 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6901  58 1898 WAYCAA 121 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6902  75 1973 WAYCAA 121 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6903  28 2001 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
6904   0 2001 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6905   0 2001 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6906   0 2001 W0MHAA DIR SUP / TRAN   IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVCOM
6907   0 2001 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6908   0 2001 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6909   1 2002 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6910   0 2002 WHB1AA 166 AVN MT 34GP  VIETNAM                     RVN
6911   0 2002 WDFHAA HHC 520T BN34GP  VIETNAM                     RVN
6912  19 2021 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7001  40 2061 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7002  90 2151 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7003  77 2228 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  43 2271 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7005  36 2307 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7006  32 2339 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7007  67 2406 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7008  16 2422 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  71 2493 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  46 2539 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7011  29 2568 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7012   3 2571 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7101   0 2571 WC5CAA 604TH TRANS CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7102   0 2571 W0Y6AA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7103   0 2571 W0MCAA DIR DIST TRANS   IN STORAGE RED RIVER AD     AVSCOM
7104   0 2571 W0MCAA DIR DIST TRANS   IN STORAGE RED RIVER AD     AVSCOM
7105   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     4TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7106   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     4TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7107   0 2571 W0MCAA DIR DIST  TRANS  IN MAINT   RED RIVER AD     AVSCOM
7108   0 2571 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7109   0 2571 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7110   0 2571 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7111   0 2571 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7112   0 2571 W0MCAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7201   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7202   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7203   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7204   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7205   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7206   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7207   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7208   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7209   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7210   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7211   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7212   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7301   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7302   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7303   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7304   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7305   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7306   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7307   0 2571 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7308   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7309   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7310   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7311   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7312   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7401   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7402   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7403   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7404   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7405   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7406   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7409   0 2571 W0Y6AA IN STORAGE       IN STORAGE DAVIS MONTHAN    AVSCOM
7410   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7411   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7412   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7501   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7502   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7503   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7504   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7505   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7506   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7507   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7508   0 2571 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM



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