Helicopter UH-1B 63-08706

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08706
Date: 02/22/65
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0400 feet and 075 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 Right Side
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: UH1P1, 00919, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08706
Date: 04/06/65
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0200 feet and 070 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)
Systems damaged were: N/R
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: UH1P1, 01001, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08706
Date: 05/13/65
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0200 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: 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: UH1P1, 01084, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08706
Date: 08/06/65
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was an Unknown mission
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
Not Reported
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 Cockpit
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: UH1P1, 01596, BELL (Bell Helicopter. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08706
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00002181
Date: 10/08/67
Unit: BELL HCPTR
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0020 feet and UNK 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 Right Side
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 60.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 73884, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08706
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00002288
Date: 11/03/67
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0050 feet and UNK 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 Armament system
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, STRUCTURE, FLT CONTROLS, ARMAMENT
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 110.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 74007, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08706
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00002288
Date: 11/29/67
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0015 feet and UNK 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: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 7.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 74181, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08706
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00002408
Date: 12/02/67
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While in Operations Area this helicopter was in Bank Right at 0075 feet and UNK 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 Left Side
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 300.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 74306, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08706
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00002408
Date: 12/20/67
Unit: 355 AVN
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 Unknown at 0040 feet and UNK knots.
Not Reported
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 Forward area
Systems damaged were: NOT SPECIFIED
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, 74540 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08706
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00002408
Date: 12/29/67
Accident case number: 671229031
Unit: 355 AVN
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 650
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O2 HOLLOWEL PC

Accident Summary:

In a turn, the pilot suspected tail rotor control loss and made a hard landing in a rice paddy.


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08706
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00002665
Date: 05/03/68
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Miscellaneous mission for Test and Maintenance
While Enroute this helicopter was in Bank Right at 0030 feet and UNK 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 Left Side
Systems damaged were: FUEL 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, 12402 ()


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08706
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 0864.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610 130 1799 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6611  74 1873 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6612  75 1948 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6701  48 1996 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6702   0 1996 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6703   0 1996 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6704   0 1996 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6705   0 1996 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6706   0 1996 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6707   1 1997 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6708   0 1997 3300   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6709  83 2080 3456   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6710 101 2181 3456   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6711 107 2288 3456   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6712 120 2408 3456   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6801  20 2428 3456   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6802   0 2428 3456   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6803   3 2431 3456   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804 132 2563 3456   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6805 102 2665 3456   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6806  53 2718 3456   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6807  80 2798 3456   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC
6808  27 2825 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
6809   0 2825 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6810   0 2825 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM
6811   0 2825 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6812   0 2825 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6901   0 2825 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN TRANSIT NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6902   0 2825 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6903   0 2825 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6904   9 2834 WBM1AA 421 MED CO       GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
6905  15 2849 WBM1AA 421 MED CO       GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
6906  31 2880 WBM1AA 421 MED CO       GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
6907  13 2893 WBM1AA 421 MED CO       GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
6908   7 2900 WBM1AA 421 MED CO       GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
6909   0 2900 WBM1AA 421 MED CO       GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
6910   3 2903 WBM1AA 421 MED CO       GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
6911   8 2911 WBM1AA 421 MED CO       GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
6912   8 2919 WBM1AA 421 MED CO       GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7001   8 2927 WG2FAA AVN CO 2ARM CAV  GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7002  15 2942 WG2FAA AVN CO 2ARM CAV  GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7003  24 2966 WG2FAA AVN CO 2ARM CAV  GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7004  17 2983 WG2FAA AVN CO 2ARM CAV  GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7005  32 3015 WG2FAA AVN CO 2ARM CAV  GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7006  25 3040 WG2FAA AVN CO 2ARM CAV  GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7007  39 3079 WAMVD0 TRP D 3 SQN 7 C  GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7008   8 3087 WAMVD0 TRP D 3 SQN 7 C  GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7009   0 3087 WAMVD0 TRP D 3 SQN 7 C  GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7010   7 3094 WAMVD0 TRP D 3 SQN 7 C  GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7011   3 3097 WAMVD0 TRP D 3 SQN 7 C  GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7012   4 3101 WAMVD0 TRP D 3 SQN 7 C  GERMANY                     7TH ARMY
7101  15 3116 WAMVD0 D 3SQ 7CV 3 INF  GERMANY                     EUROPE
7102  14 3130 WAMVD0 D 3SQ 7CV 3 INF  GERMANY                     EUROPE
7103   5 3135 WAMVD0 D 3SQ 7CV 3 INF  GERMANY                     EUROPE
7104   5 3140 WAMVD0 D 3SQ 7CV 3 INF  GERMANY                     EUROPE
7105   6 3146 WAMVD0 D 3SQ 7CV 3 INF  GERMANY                     EUROPE
7106   2 3148 WAMVD0 D 3SQ 7CV 3 INF  GERMANY                     EUROPE
7107   1 3149 WAMVD0 HQ 3 INF 3 7CAV  GERMANY                     EUROPE
7108   2 3151 WAMVD0 HQ 3 INF 3 7CAV  GERMANY                     EUROPE
7109   0 3151 WAMVD0 HQ 3 INF 3 7CAV  GERMANY                     EUROPE
7110  11 3162 WAMVD0 HQ 3 INF 3 7CAV  GERMANY                     EUROPE
7111   0 3162 WAMVD0 HQ 3 INF 3 7CAV  GERMANY                     EUROPE
7112   0 3162 WAMVD0 HQ 3 INF 3 7CAV  GERMANY                     EUROPE
7201   1 3163 WGYYAA 350TH AVN CO     GERMANY                     EUROPE
7202   1 3164 WGYYAA 350TH AVN CO     GERMANY                     EUROPE
7203   0 3164 WGYYAA 350TH AVN CO     GERMANY                     EUROPE
7204   0 3164 WGYYAA 350TH AVN CO     GERMANY                     EUROPE
7205   0 3164 WGYYAA USA PAD          GERMANY                     EUROPE
7206   0 3164 WGYYAA BEL HEL CO       IN MAINT   AMARILLO         AVSCOM
7207   0 3164 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7208   0 3164 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7209   0 3164 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7210   0 3164 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7211   0 3164 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7212   0 3164 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7301   0 3164 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7302   0 3164 W0MCAA RED RIVER AD     5TH ARMY   RED RIVER AD     AMC
7303   0 3164 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7304   0 3164 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7305   0 3164 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7306   0 3164 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7307   2 3166 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7308   0 3166 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7309   0 3166 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310  12 3178 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311  18 3196 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312  30 3226 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   5 3231 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402   4 3235 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   0 3235 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   0 3235 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405   5 3240 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7406  59 3299 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409  17 3352 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410  20 3372 WPSD00                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411  27 3399 WPSD00                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412   6 3405 WPSD00                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501  13 3418 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   4 3422 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503  12 3434 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504  16 3450 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505  17 3467 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506  26 3493 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507  11 3504 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7508   5 3509 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509   4 3513 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510  13 3526 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   0 3526 WPSDD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   7 3533 W7NRAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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