Helicopter UH-1C 66-00641

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00641
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00000984
Date: 10/24/68
Unit: 187 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0300 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 15 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 Engine Compartment
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, ENGINE, TAIL ROTOR
Casualties = 03 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued 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, 29802 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00641
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001067
Date: 11/20/68
Unit: 187 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK 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 Main Rotor Blade System
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: UH1P3, 32503 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00641
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001156
Date: 12/28/68
Unit: 187 AHC
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 at Level Flight at 1000 feet and 080 knots.
Unknown
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: 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, 36401 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00641
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001259
Date: 01/22/69
Unit: 187 AHC
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 UNK feet and 100 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 7 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: FLT CONTROLS
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, 02201 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00641
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001786
Date: 06/29/69
Unit: 187 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Close Air Support
Unknown this helicopter was Attacking at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (ROCKET)
causing Fragmentation Damage.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, COMM SYS
Casualties = 02 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued 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, 18001 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00641
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001786
Date: 06/29/69
Accident case number: 690629051
Unit: 187 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Tay Ninh in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 2 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2610
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 HEIER RK
CE E5 KOEHLER RF
G E4 GRAHAM MH

Accident Summary:

WHILE LDG INTO LZ & PUTTING SUPPRESIVE FIRE ON SURROUNDING AREA ROCKET EXPLODED OUTSIDE PLT DOOR AS IT WAS LEAVING PAD ICDT DAM \ ROCKET EXPLODED OUTSIDE PILOTS DOOR AS IT WAS LEAVING ROCKET POD CAUSE UNK \


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00641
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00001971
Date: 08/12/69
Unit: 20 TC CO
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was an Unknown mission
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 1000 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 Elevator
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, 22405 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00641
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00002100
Date: 04/16/70
Accident case number: 700416271
Unit: 191 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Can-Tho in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 1
costing 1000
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 LISTON JD
P W1 BURKHART DD
CE E4 HANKINS GD
G E4 CHURCHILL GN

Passengers:
O5 PHILLIPS, LCO, G;


Accident Summary:

THE ACCIDENT OCCURED AS THE AIRCRAFT WAS REFUELING PRIOR TO THE NIGHT MISSION. WO1 LISTON WAS CLEARED TO THE WESTERN CH-47 REFUELING POINT AFTER REFUELING HE MOVED TO THE EAST, JUST BETWEEN THE TWO PSP PADS AND SAT DOWN TO WAIT FOR THE LEAD SHIP TO REFUEL AT THE SAME PLACE, BECAUSE THE EASTERN PSP PAD WAS BEING USED. WHEN THE LEAD SHIP COMPLETED REFUELING HE WAS CLEARED TO THE ACTIVE RUNWAY FOR AN EAST DEPARTURE. WO1 LISTON FLYING WINGMAN, COULD NOT HOVER DIRECTLY TO THE ACTIVE RUNWAY BECAUSE OF THE FUEL CELLS AND PUMPS. THE EASTERN REFUELING POINT WAS NOW OPEN, SO TO AVOID HOVERING DOWN WIND, WO1 LISTON PROCEEDED TO HOVER EAST, ACROSS THE EASTERN PSP PAD AND HOVER ONTO THE ACTIVE FOR DEPARTURE. HOWEVER, AS HE APPROACHED THE EASTERN PSP PAD REFUELING AREA, FOR SHEETS OF PSP MATTING SEPARATED FROM THE REST OF THE MATTING. BECAUSE OF THE ROTOR WASH OF THE AIRCRAFT, THE SEPARATED SHEETS RAISED UP AND STRUCK THE FRONT OF THE AIRCRAFT. WO 1 LISTON SET THE AIRCRAFT DOWN JUST EAST OF THE PAD TO INSPECT THE AIRCRAFT FOR DAMAGES. HE FOUND BOTH CHIN BUBBLES BROKEN AND THE AVIONICS COMPARTMENT DAMAGED. WO1 LISTON OBTAINED CLEARANCE FROM THE CONTRL TOWER TO HOVER TO HIS REVETMENT BY WAY OF THE ACTIVE RUNWAY TO INSPECT FOR FURTHER DAMAGE. THE AIRCRAFT DID NOT FLY AGIIN THAT NIGHT.\\


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00641
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00002226
Date: 06/24/70
Unit: 191 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While at Base Camp this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (B-40 RKT)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter was parked.
Entry for parked aircraft.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNNF, JSIDR (Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 66-00641
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 W0UX4B OFC DIR CON SUP  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6611   3    3 1405   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6612   8   11 1405   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6701  25   36 1405   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6702  17   53 1405   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM
6703  91  144 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6704  20  164 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6705   0  164 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6706  24  188 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6707  24  212 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6708  41  253 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6709   0  253 W0US4T HQ 3 SQDN 17CAV  1STARMY    FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6710   2  255 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6711  24  279 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6712  73  352 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6801  58  410 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6802 101  511 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6803  15  526 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6804  56  582 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6805  82  664 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6806  57  721 WAAMT0 HQTRP 3SQ 17CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6807  63  784 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6808 100  884 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6809  45  929 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6810  55  984 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6811  83 1067 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6812  89 1156 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6901 103 1259 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6902  74 1333 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6903  92 1425 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6904 133 1558 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6905 122 1680 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6906 106 1786 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6907  99 1885 WDUTAA 187 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
6908  86 1971 WCLGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6909   0 1971 WCLGAA 20 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN
6910   0 1971 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6911   0 1971 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
6912   0 1971 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7001   0 1971 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7002   1 1972 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7003  65 2037 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  63 2100 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7005  72 2172 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7006  54 2226 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7007 140 2366 WDUXAA 191 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN
7008   0 2366 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7009   1 2367 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7010  56 2423 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7011  16 2439 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7012  95 2534 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7101  14 2548 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7102  89 2637 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7103  53 2690 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7104  68 2758 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7105  53 2811 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7106   0 2811 WFELAA 162 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7107   0 2811 WCLSAA 388 TC CO        VIETNAM                     RVN
7108   0 2811 W0Y6AA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7109   0 2811 W0Y6AA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7110   0 2811 W0Y6AA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7111   0 2811 W0Y6AA BEL HEL          BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVSCOM
7112   3 2814 W0Y6AA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7201  12 2826 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7202  11 2837 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7203  18 2855 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7204   7 2862 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7205  14 2876 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7206  22 2898 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7207  19 2917 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7208  29 2946 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7209   3 2949 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7210  37 2986 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7211   5 2991 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212  12 3003 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301  10 3013 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   8 3021 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303   5 3026 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304  13 3039 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305   0 3039 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306  11 3050 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307  31 3081 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308  26 3107 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309   0 3107 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310  11 3118 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311  23 3141 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312  16 3157 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   2 3159 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402  27 3186 WQM8AA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   9 3195 WXERAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   0 3195 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7405   0 3195 W0MUAA INST MAINT FLT   1ST ARMY   FT CAMPBELL      FORSCOM
7409   0 3195 W0MUAA US ARMY DEPOT    5TH ARMY   CORPUS CHRISTI   AMC
7410   0 3195 W0MUAA US ARMY DEPOT    IN MAINT   CORPUS CHRISTI   AVSCOM
7411   0 3195 W0MUAA US ARMY DEPOT    IN MAINT   CORPUS CHRISTI   AVSCOM
7412   0 3195 W0MUAA US ARMY DEPOT    IN MAINT   CORPUS CHRISTI   AVSCOM
7501   0 3195 W0MUAA US ARMY DEPOT    AWTG DISP  CORPUS CHRISTI   AVSCOM
7502   0 3195 W0MUAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN TRANSIT CORPUS CH AD     AVSCOM
7503   0 3195 W0MUAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   CORPUS CH AD     AVSCOM
7504   0 3195 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505   3 3198 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506  14 3212 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507   7 3219 WPZUAA DIR OF SUPPLY    IN MAINT   RED RIVER AD     AVSCOM
7508  12 3231 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509  16 3247 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510  10 3257 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   2 3259 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512  18 3277 WPZUAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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