Helicopter UH-1C 66-00618

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00618
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00000044
Date: 02/27/67
Accident case number: 670227123
Unit: ARMY AVN DIV
The station for this helicopter was Dong Tam in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 1
costing 0
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Accident Summary:

Aircraft was parked. Its right transmission cowling was struck by pieces of the main rotor blades that broke off UH-1Cs 66-616 and 66-617 when they meshed blades.


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00618
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00000288
Date: 05/15/67
Unit: ARMY AVN DIV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 0050 feet and 110 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)
The helicopter was hit in the Forward area
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR 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: LNOF, 72688, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00618
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00000425
Date: 07/17/67
Unit: USARV FLT DET
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at UNK 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 Forward area
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR 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: LNOF, 73269, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00618
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00000661
Date: 10/05/67
Unit: BELL HCPTR
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 Left 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)
Systems damaged were: TAIL ROTOR
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
DONG TAM recovered the helicopter. for 850.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 73860, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00618
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00000982
Date: 01/30/68
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0600 feet and 080 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 Tail Section
Systems damaged were: UNK
The helicopter made a Precautionary Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any 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, 03005 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00618
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001133
Date: 03/01/68
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 1000 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 Forward area
Systems damaged were: UNK
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, 06101 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00618
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001133
Date: 03/24/68
Accident case number: 680324011
Unit: 355 AVN
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 9765
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O2 BRYAN FD

Accident Summary:

During flight, the pilot noticed a loss of power and attempted to gain airspeed to increase RPM. The power continued to decrease until powered flight was impossible. Made a forced landing in an unsecured area

This record was last updated on 01/31/97


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00618
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001332
Date: 05/07/68
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Attacking at 0800 feet and 080 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)
The helicopter was hit in the Left Side
Systems damaged were: UNK
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, 12801 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00618
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001399
Date: 06/08/68
Unit: 355 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0800 feet and 090 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: UNK
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, 16001 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00618
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001518
Date: 07/21/68
Unit: OPM SEA NITEOPS
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0600 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)
The helicopter was hit in the Tail Section
Systems damaged were: UNK
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, 20301 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00618
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001603
Date: 08/04/68
Unit: HHD 44 ENG GP
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 0700 feet and 090 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: UNK
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, 21701 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00618
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001603
Date: 08/30/68
Unit: HHD 44 ENG GP
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0500 feet and 100 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: ELECTRICAL SYS, FLT CONTROLS, ARMAMENT
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, 24303 ()


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 66-00618
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 1066.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610   0    0 WE3JAA 9TH INF DIV      5TH ARMY   FORT RILEY       5TH ARMY
6611   0    0 WE3JAA 9TH INF DIV      5TH ARMY   FORT RILEY       5TH ARMY
6612  19   19 2427   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6701   0   19 3339   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6702  25   44 3339   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6703  77  121 3339   POST SUPPLY      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         6TH ARMY
6704  93  214 3339   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6705  74  288 3339   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6706  52  340 3339   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN
6707  85  425 3339   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN
6708  81  506 3339   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6709  48  554 3339   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6710 107  661 3339   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6711  94  755 3339   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6712 114  869 3339   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6801 113  982 3339   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6802  91 1073 3257   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6803  60 1133 3339   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6804  79 1212 3339   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
6805 120 1332 3339   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6806  67 1399 3339   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6807 119 1518 3339   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC
6808  85 1603 3257   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6809  32 1635 3257   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6810  12 1647 3257   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC
6811  33 1680 WDFWB0 COB 9AVBN 9INF   VIETNAM                     RVN
6812  97 1777 WDFWB0 COB 9AVBN 9INF   VIETNAM                     RVN
6901  46 1823 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
6902   0 1823 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
6903  18 1841 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
6904  22 1863 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
6905  16 1879 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
6906  28 1907 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
6907  54 1961 WDFHAA HHC 520T BN34GP  VIETNAM                     RVN
6908   0 1961 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6909   0 1961 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6910   0 1961 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6911   1 1962 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6912   9 1971 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7001  35 2006 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7002  16 2022 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7003  29 2051 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  45 2096 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7005  43 2139 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7006  25 2164 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7007  10 2174 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7008   0 2174 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
7009   0 2174 WHB1AA 166 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
7010   0 2174 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7011   0 2174 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7012   0 2174 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7101   0 2174                         NAT&GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7102   4 2178                         NAT&GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7103  36 2214 WC44AA 176 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7104  95 2309 WC44AA 176 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7105  60 2369 WC44AA 176 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7106  79 2448 WC44AA 176 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7107  82 2530 WC44AA 176 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7108  43 2573 WC44AA 176 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7109  55 2628 WC44AA 176 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7110  30 2658 WC44AA 117 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7111  32 2690 WC44AA 117 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7112  40 2730 WC44AA 117 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7201  42 2772 WAX8AA 117 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7202  38 2810 WAX8AA 117 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7203   0 2810 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7204   0 2810 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7205   0 2810 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7206   0 2810 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM
7207   0 2810 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7208   0 2810 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7209   0 2810 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7210   0 2810 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7211   1 2811 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7212  18 2829 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301   0 2829 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   0 2829 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303   0 2829 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304   0 2829 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305   0 2829 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306  19 2848 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307  17 2865 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308  25 2890 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309  19 2909 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310   3 2912 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311   5 2917 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312   0 2917        85TH DIV TNG     5TH ARMY   CHICAGO          RESV
7401   0 2917 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402   0 2917 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   6 2923 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404  12 2935 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405   8 2943 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   4 3008 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410  10 3018 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411  10 3028 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412   4 3032 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   0 3032 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502  16 3048 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503   1 3049 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504   0 3049 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505   0 3049 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506   0 3049 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507   0 3049 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7508  25 3074 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509   6 3080 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510   0 3080 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511  12 3092 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512  21 3113 WPFHD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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