Helicopter UH-1B 63-12939

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-12939
The Army purchased this helicopter 1064
Total flight hours at this point: 00001443
Date: 03/04/67
Accident case number: 670304091 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 175 AHC
South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 226988
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC O3 MOFFETT JU
P O4 ROWELL GW
CE NO NAME
G NO NAME

Accident Summary:

As the aircraft was proceeding to the target area, the AC noted a severe grinding noise followed by a loud band. The RPM dropped, entered autorotation, the aircraft fell through from 3-4 feet and landed hard


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-12939
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 1064.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610  70 1141 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6611  70 1211 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6612  80 1291 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6701  93 1384 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6702  59 1443 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6703   0 1443 WCLSAA 388 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
6704   0 1443 WCLSAA 388 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
6705   0 1443 WCLSAA 388 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN



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