Helicopter UH-1C 64-14134

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 64-14134
The Army purchased this helicopter 1065
Total flight hours at this point: 00001237
Date: 04/09/71
Accident case number: 710409041 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 191 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Can-Tho in South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 3 . . Passengers = 1
costing 224415
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 W2 DEGOEY WA
P W1 BUCHTER RH
CE E4 HALLQUIST SL
G E4 HAUTAMAKI B

Passengers:
UNK, MS, G;


Accident Summary:

THE AIRCRAFT COMMANDER, ^CW2 DEGOEY^, TOOK OFF FROM GANTHE ARMY AIRFIELD AT APPROXIMATELY 0845 HOURS AND WAS IN STRAIGHT AND LEVEL FLIGHT AT 1000 FEET WHEN HIS AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED A COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE. AS AIRCRAFT COMMANDER OF THE UH-1C, ^CW2 DEGOEY^ OCCUPIED THE RIGHT SEAT. HE ENTERED NORMAL AUTOROTATION, MAKING A LEFT TURN INTO THE WIND. THE HEADING BEFORE ENGINE FAILURE WAS 250 AND HEADING AT IMPACT WAS 080. THE WIND WAS FROM 070 AT 05 KNOTS. THE APPROXIMATE ELEVATION AT POINT OF IMPACT WAS 10 FEET MSL. THERE WAS DETERIORATION OF ROTOR RPM IN AUTOROTATION. THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE GROUND IN NEAR VERTICAL DESCENT AT A SMALL DRAINAGE CANAL BETWEEN TWO RICE FIELDS. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED SKIDS LEVEL WITH THE TAILBOOM STRIKING A DIKE PERPENDICULAR TO LONGITUDINAL AXIS AT THE SAME TIME THAT THE SKIDS TOUCHED DOWN IN THE CANAL. THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED FROM IMPACT, COMING TO REST ON ITS RIGHT SIDE. THREE OF THE CREW MEMBERS WERE ABLE TO EXIT IMMEDIATELY, WHILE THE FOURTH WAS ASSISTED BY THE PILOT.\\


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-14134
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 1065.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610   8  389 1626   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6611   0  389 1626   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6612   0  389 1626   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6701   0  389 1626   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6702   0  389 1626   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6703  11  400 1626   POST SUPPLY      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         6TH ARMY
6704  22  422 1626   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6705  21  443 1626   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6706   1  444 1626   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN
6707   0  444 1626   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN
6708   0  444 1626   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6709   0  444 1626   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6710   0  444 1626   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6711   0  444 1626   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6712   0  444 1626   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6801  14  458 1626   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6802  18  476 1626   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6803  18  494 1626   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804  36  530 1626   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6805  30  560 1626   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6806   4  564 1626   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6807  17  581 1626   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC
6808  15  596 1626   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6809   0  596 1626   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6810   7  603 1626   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6811   3  606 1626   POST SUPPLY      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         6TH ARMY
6812   1  607 1626   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6901  11  618 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6902   0  618 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6903  21  639 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6904  45  684 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6905  30  714 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6906  17  731 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6907   0  731 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6908  16  747 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6909  59  806 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6910  22  828 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6911  22  850 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
6912  50  900 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
7001  16  916 WC54AA 181 AVN CO55AVN  4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
7002   3  919 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7003   0  919 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7004   0  919 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7005   0  919 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7006   0  919 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7007   0  919 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
7008  38  957 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  52 1009 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  30 1039 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7011  43 1082 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7012  83 1165 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7101  33 1198 WDUXAA 191 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7102  20 1218 WDUXAA 191 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7103  19 1237 WDUXAA 191 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7104   0 1237 WDUXAA 191 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN



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