Helicopter UH-1H 66-16631

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16631
Date: 03/06/68
Accident case number: 680306011
Unit: 61 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Qui Nhon in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 8 . . Passengers = 4
costing 94268
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O2 CARGILL BW
P W1 WOOLDRIDGE WF
CE E4 TASKER GJ
G E4 OLIVE MA

Passengers:
NO NAME, PAX, D; NO NAME, PAX, D; NO NAME, PAX, D; NO NAME, PAX, D;


Accident Summary:

The aircraft were landing in pairs. The approach and descent rate were too fast. The pilot flared to miss the lead aircraft causing the ail rotor to hit a tree. The aircraft settled and rolled down a hill

This record was last updated on 01/31/97


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16631
The Army purchased this helicopter 0767
Total flight hours at this point: 00000295
Date: 03/07/68
Unit: 61 AHC
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BR824670
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16631
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 0767.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6707  24   24 1776   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN
6708  28   52 1776   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6709   4   56 1776   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6710   0   56 1776   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6711   0   56 3300   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6712  78  134 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6801 141  275 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6802  20  295 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN



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