Helicopter UH-1C 66-15043

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15043
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000178
Date: 05/29/67
Unit: 175 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 in Bank Left at 0500 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 5 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: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
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, 72810, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15043
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000275
Date: 06/07/67
Unit: 175 AHC
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 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 Tail Section
Systems damaged were: DRIVESHAFT, TAIL ROTOR
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 90.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 72850, DYNAL, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15043
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000275
Date: 06/10/67
Unit: 175 AHC
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 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 Passenger Cargo Section
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 75.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 72870, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15043
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000275
Date: 06/22/67
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0350 feet and UNK 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: FLT CONTROLS, MAIN ROTOR SYS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 3752.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 72958, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15043
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000456
Date: 08/21/67
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0400 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 Windshield causing Spalling.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
VINH LONG recovered the helicopter.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 73491, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15043
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000456
Date: 08/27/67
Unit: 175 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 in Bank Right 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, 73540, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15043
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000540
Date: 09/05/67
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0250 feet and UNK 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 Engine Compartment
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, OIL SYS
The helicopter made an Emergency Landing. Aircraft is later recovered by any means other than its own power.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
VINH LONG recovered the helicopter.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 73609, ARADM, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15043
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000647
Date: 10/24/67
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was in Bank Right at 0500 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 Chin Bubble
Systems damaged were: INSTRUMENTS, STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 350.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 73942, JSIDR, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15043
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000647
Date: 11/25/67
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 1000 feet and UNK 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 Engine Compartment
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 50000.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 74147, FM232 (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15043
The Army purchased this helicopter 0267
Total flight hours at this point: 00001683
Date: 05/11/69
Unit: 57 AHC
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: AR782884
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15043
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 0267.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6702   0    0 W0Y6AA TRAN MDMHELCO S  ALASKA                      ALASKA
6703   0    0 W0MHAA DIROF SUP TRAN   6TH ARMY   SHARPE GD        AVCOM
6704  48   48 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6705 130  178 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6706  97  275 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6707 102  377 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6708  79  456 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6709  84  540 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6710 107  647 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6711   0  647 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6712  82  729 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6801  85  814 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6802  67  881 3285   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6803  83  964 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6804  56 1020 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6805  76 1096 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6806  39 1135 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6807  69 1204 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6808  87 1291 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6809  48 1339 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6810  63 1402 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6811  58 1460 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6812  58 1518 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6901  66 1584 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6902  20 1604 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6903  46 1650 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
6904  33 1683 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN



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