Helicopter UH-1H 68-15675

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-15675
The Army purchased this helicopter 0569
Total flight hours at this point: 00000575
Date: 10/20/69
Accident case number: 691020171
Unit: 61 AHC
The station for this helicopter was An Son in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 6000
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 SCHMIDT JC

Accident Summary:

WHILE IN LZ UNDER WINDY CONDITIONS M/R BLADES STRUCK SMALL TREE& DMG BLADES \


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-15675
The Army purchased this helicopter 0569
Total flight hours at this point: 00000575
Date: 10/28/69
Accident case number: 691028061
Unit: 61 AHC
The station for this helicopter was An Son in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 298
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 SCHMIDT JP

Accident Summary:

ACFT WENT IFR FOR APPROX 15 SEC WHILE LEADING A FLT OF 6 SHIPS INTO LZ TRIED TO MAKE GO-AROUND WHEN T/R/B HIT SMALL TREE WEATHER WAS RAIN & FOG ICDT DAM \


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-15675
The Army purchased this helicopter 0569
Total flight hours at this point: 00001547
Date: 07/24/70
Accident case number: 700724071
Unit: 61 AHC
The station for this helicopter was An Son in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 16430
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P O5 SELAVKA C
CP W1 HAHN EN
CE E4 FROWISS SR
G E3 LARABEE A

Accident Summary:

THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED EAST OF LZ ENGLISH (BR 950995) RESULTING IN MAJOR DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT WITH NEGATIVE INJURIES TO ANY CREW MEMBERS. THERE WERE NO PASSENGERS ABOARD.\\


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-15675
Date: 730700
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: WS841190
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: VNAF (South Vietnamese Air Force. )
Loss to Inventory


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-15675
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 0569.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6905   0    0 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6906  44   44 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6907 143  187 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6908 119  306 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6909 134  440 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6910 135  575 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6911 105  680 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
6912 125  805 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7001 121  926 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7002 123 1049 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7003  54 1103 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7004 140 1243 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7005 119 1362 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7006 115 1477 WAYPAA 61 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7007  70 1547 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
7008   0 1547 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
7009   0 1547 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
7010   0 1547 W0Y6AA USA FLT OPN OFC  5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AMC
7011   0 1547 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7012   0 1547 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7101   0 1547                         NAT&GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7102   4 1551                         NAT&GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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