Helicopter UH-1C 66-00712

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00712
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000246
Date: 09/29/67
Unit: BELL HCPTR
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0500 feet and 090 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges.
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
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: LNOF, 73804, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00712
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000351
Date: 10/06/67
Unit: BELL HCPTR
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0600 feet and 080 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 Forward area
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS, FLT CONTROLS
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: LNOF, 73865, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00712
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000414
Date: 11/21/67
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0700 feet and 110 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: ARMAMENT, STRUCTURE
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: LNOF, 74118, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00712
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000478
Date: 12/21/67
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0700 feet and 110 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: ARMAMENT, STRUCTURE
The armor protecting the personnel was effective.
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: LNOF, 74545, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00712
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000558
Date: 01/31/68
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
for Close Air Support
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0050 feet and 100 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 14 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, FUEL SYS, MAIN ROTOR SYS
Casualties = 02 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any 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, 03121 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00712
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00001233
Date: 11/14/70
Accident case number: 701114061
Unit: 48 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Dong Ba Thin in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2610
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
IP O2 MARTIN MD

Accident Summary:

AIRCRAFT WAS ENROUTE AND LEVEL WHEN A LOUD BANG FROM THE REAR OF THE AIRCRAFT WAS HEARD. THE AIRCRAFT PITCHED UP AND TO THE RIGHT. THE IP TRIED UNSUCCESSFULLY TO STRAIGHTEN THE AIRCRAFT BY USING THE PEDALS. A RUNNING LANDING WAS PERFORMED TO HIGHWAY 21 WITHOUT INCURRING FURTHER DAMAGE.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00712
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 1266.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6612  13   13 1649   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6701  32   45 1649   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6702  23   68 1649   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6703  43  111 1649   POST SUPPLY      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         6TH ARMY
6704   0  111 1649   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6705   0  111 1649   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6706  68  179 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6707   0  179 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6708   0  179 WCKGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6709  67  246 3363   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6710 105  351 3363   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6711  63  414 3363   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6712  64  478 3363   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6801  80  558 3363   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6802  69  627 3363   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6803  50  677 3363   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804  77  754 3363   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6805   7  761 3363   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6806  28  789 3304   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6807  82  871 3304   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC
6808  59  930 WCLQAA 335 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
6809   0  930 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6810   0  930 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6811   0  930 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6812   0  930 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6901   2  932 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN TRANSIT NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6902   9  941 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6903 103 1044 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6904  79 1123 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6905  24 1147 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6906   0 1147 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6907   0 1147 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6908   0 1147 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6909   0 1147 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6910   0 1147 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6911   0 1147 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6912   0 1147 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7001   0 1147 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7002   0 1147 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7003   0 1147 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7004   0 1147 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7005   0 1147 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7006   4 1151 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7007   0 1151 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7008   0 1151 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7009  42 1193 WC3EAA 48 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  33 1226 WC3EAA 48 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7011   7 1233 WC3EAA 48 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7012  29 1262 WC3EAA 48 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7101  42 1304 WC3EAA 48 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7102  62 1366 WC3EAA 48 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7103  20 1386 WC3EAA 48 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7104  33 1419 WC3EAA 48 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7105  27 1446 WC3EAA 48 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7106  66 1512 WC3EAA 48 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7107  33 1545 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7108  52 1597 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7109  16 1613 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7110  20 1633 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7111  19 1652 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7112  21 1673 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7201   2 1675 WC5CAA 604TH TRANS CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7202   0 1675 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7203   0 1675 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7204   0 1675 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7205   0 1675 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7206   0 1675 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7207   0 1675 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7208   0 1675 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7209   0 1675 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7210   0 1675 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7211   0 1675 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7212   0 1675 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7301   0 1675 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7302   0 1675 W2WJAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7303   3 1678 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7304   6 1684 W2WJAA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7305  10 1694 W1DZAA USAAVNS          AVN SCHOOL FORT RUCKER      CONARCAS
7306  12 1706 W1DZAA USAAVNS          AVN SCHOOL FORT RUCKER      CONARCAS
7307  18 1724 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7308   9 1733 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7309   6 1739 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7310  12 1751 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7311  11 1762 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7312   8 1770 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7401   5 1775 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7402  39 1814 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7403   6 1820 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7404  14 1834 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7405   9 1843 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7409   0 1876 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7410   0 1876 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7411   0 1876 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7412   9 1885 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7501   0 1885 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7502   8 1893 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7503   6 1899 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7504   0 1899 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7505   0 1899 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7506   0 1899 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7507   0 1899 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7508   1 1900 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7509   1 1901 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7510   0 1901 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7511   0 1901 W1DZAA USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS
7512   0 1901 W0U902 USAAVNS          1ST ARMY   FORT RUCKER      TRADOCAS



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