Helicopter UH-1C 66-15068

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15068
The Army purchased this helicopter 0367
Total flight hours at this point: 00000968
Date: 08/19/69
Accident case number: 690819271
Unit: HHT/1/9 CAV
The station for this helicopter was Phouc Vinh in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 55472
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
MN O2 MACKEL J

Accident Summary:

AIRCRAFT WAS ON A TEST FLIGHT TO CHECK THE ROCKET PODS WHICH HAD JUST BEEN BORE SIGHTED. UNABLE TO LOCATE A FREE FIRE BOX, THE PILOT ELECTED TO RETURN TO PHUOC VINH AFTER FIFTEEN MINUTES OF FLIGHT. THE AIRCRAFT WAS DESCENDING TO TRAFFIC PATTERN ALTITUDE FROM 1500 FEET INDICATED. DURING THIS NORMAL (500 FPM ) DESCENT, AT 1000 FEET INDICATED, THE CYCLIC SEEMED TO JERK BACK SLIGHLY THEN RETURN TO ITS ORIGIANL POSITION. APPROXIMATELY THIRTY SECONDS LATER THE CYCLIC AGAIN BINDED AND A GRINDING NOISE WAS HEARD COMING FROM THE BACK OF THE AIRCRAFT. THIS WAS RAPIDLY FOLLOWED BY A LOSS OF ENGINE RPM, GAS PRODUCER, AND A REDUCTION OF ROTOR RPM. AUTOROTATION WAS ACCOMPLISHED INTO A THINLY WOODED AREA AND A HARD LANDING FOLLOWED. NO CREW MEMBERS WERE INJURED.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15068
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 0367.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6703   4    4 2457   POST SUPPLY      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         6TH ARMY
6704  15   19 WE3JAA 17 AVN CO        5THARMY    FORT RILEY       5TH ARMY
6705  15   34 WE3JAA 17 AVN CO        5THARMY    FORT RILEY       5TH ARMY
6706  15   49 WE3JAA 17 AVN CO        5THARMY    FORT RILEY       5TH ARMY
6707  23   72 WE3JAA 17 AVN CO        5THARMY    FORT RILEY       5TH ARMY
6708  35  107 WE3JAA 17 AVN CO        5THARMY    FORT RILEY       5TH ARMY
6709   0  107 WE3JAA 17 AVN CO        5THARMY    FORT RILEY       5TH ARMY
6710   3  110 3290   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6711   3  113 3290   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6712   0  113 3290   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6801 115  228 3290   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6802  89  317 3290   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6803   0  317 3290   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804  62  379 3399   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6805  79  458 3399   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6806  62  520 3399   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6807  67  587 3241   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC
6808  73  660 WAB3D0 CO D 101 AHB     VIETNAM                     RVN
6809  23  683 WAB3D0 CO D 101 AHB     VIETNAM                     RVN
6810  83  766 WAB3D0 CO D 101 AHB     VIETNAM                     RVN
6811  21  787 WAB3D0 CO D 101 AHB     VIETNAM                     RVN
6812 108  895 WAB3D0 CO D 101 AHB     VIETNAM                     RVN
6901   0  895 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN
6902   0  895 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6903   0  895 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6904   0  895 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6905   0  895 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6906   0  895 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6907  25  920 WAGTC0 TRPC1SQ9CAV1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6908  48  968 WCLMAA 56 TRANS CO DS   VIETNAM                     RVN
6909   0  968 WDFHAA HHC 520T BN34GP  VIETNAM                     RVN
6910   0  968 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6911   0  968 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6912   0  968 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7001   0  968 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7002   0  968 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7003   0  968 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7004   0  971 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7005   0  971 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7006   0  971 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7007   0  971 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7008  23  994 WFELAA 162 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  50 1044 WFELAA 162 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  79 1123 WFELAA 162 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7011  84 1207 WFELAA 162 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7012  57 1264 WFELAA 162 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7101   7 1271 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7102  38 1309 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7103  54 1363 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7104  42 1405 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7105  25 1430 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7106  14 1444 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7107   0 1444 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7108   3 1447 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7109  52 1499 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7110  62 1561 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7111  35 1596 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7112  28 1624 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7201  92 1716 WAYPAA 61 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7202  26 1742 WAYPAA 61 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7203   0 1742 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7204   0 1742 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7205   0 1742 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7206   0 1742 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7207   0 1742 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7208   0 1742 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7209   0 1742 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7210   0 1742 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7211   1 1743 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7212  16 1759 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301   7 1766 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   1 1767 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303   0 1767 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304  22 1789 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305   3 1792 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306  18 1810 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307  12 1822 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308  31 1853 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309   9 1862 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310   4 1866 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311   8 1874 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312  11 1885 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   0 1885 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402   0 1885 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   0 1885 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   3 1888 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405   4 1892 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   0 1923 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410   2 1925 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411   1 1926 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412   0 1926 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   0 1926 WPEEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   8 1934 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503   6 1940 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504   9 1949 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505  13 1962 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506  12 1974 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507   1 1975 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7508  20 1995 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509   2 1997 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510  12 2009 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   8 2017 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   3 2020 WPPEA0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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