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
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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