Helicopter UH-1C 66-15160

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15160
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00000700
Date: 11/04/68
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at 0300 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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: FLT CONTROLS
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft took off, fully flight capable.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Aircraft repaired on the spot with tools and parts on hand
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P3, 30903 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15160
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00000734
Date: 12/02/68
Accident case number: 681202081
Unit: 175 AHC
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2610
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O2 GERAGHTY RW

Accident Summary:

AS ACFT NEARED TRANSLATIONAL LIFT THE ACFT SETTLED MOMENTAIRLY BARREL OF M-5 SYSTEM WAS IN DOWN POSITION & GRAZED PSP RUNWAY CAUSING DAMAGE TO M-5 & SKIDS \


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15160
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00001132
Date: 05/08/69
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
causing an Explosion.
Systems damaged were: ARMAMENT, MAIN ROTOR SYS
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, 12802 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15160
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00001132
Date: 05/08/69
Accident case number: 690508181
Unit: 175 AHC
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2610
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 SECREST RK

Accident Summary:

IN FLT M-5 SYS EXPLODED CAUSING ICDT DAM TO M/R & M-5 SYS \


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15160
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00001208
Date: 06/11/69
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 Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0200 feet and 090 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 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, 16202 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15160
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00001281
Date: 07/16/69
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While at Base Camp this helicopter was Landing at 0200 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: FLT CONTROLS, MAIN ROTOR SYS
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, 19702 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15160
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00001281
Date: 07/19/69
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0100 feet and 090 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 Right Side
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
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, 20002 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15160
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00001408
Date: 08/02/69
Unit: 175 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was Landing at 0150 feet and 070 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: 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, 21401 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15160
The Army purchased this helicopter 0667
Total flight hours at this point: 00001475
Date: 09/02/69
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 Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0150 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (79MM RPG)
The helicopter was hit in the Right Side
Systems damaged were: ARMAMENT, COMM 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, 24501 ()


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15160
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 0667.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6706  10   10 W0UX4B OFC DIR CON SUP  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6707   0   10 W0UX4B OFC DIR CON SUP  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6708  27   37 W05AAA 7THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6709  16   53 W05AAA 7THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6710  30   83 W05AAA 7THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6711  41  124 W05AAA 7THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6712  38  162 W05AAA 7THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6801   0  162 W05AAA 7THSQ 1ST AIRCV  1ST ARMY   FORT KNOX        1ST ARMY
6802   0  162 3300   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY
6803  42  204 WGZ6T0 7TH SQ 1ST CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6804  82  286 WGZ6T0 7TH SQ 1ST CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6805  42  328 WGZ6T0 7TH SQ 1ST CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6806  22  350 WGZ6T0 7TH SQ 1ST CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6807  54  404 WGZ6T0 7TH SQ 1ST CAV   VIETNAM                     RVN
6808  93  497 WGZ6C0 TRPC 7SQ 1AIRCV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6809  82  579 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6810  83  662 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6811  38  700 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6812  34  734 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6901  71  805 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6902  73  878 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6903  72  950 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6904  82 1032 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6905 100 1132 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6906  76 1208 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6907  73 1281 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6908 127 1408 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6909  67 1475 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6910  52 1527 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6911 108 1635 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
6912  89 1724 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7001  80 1804 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7002  56 1860 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7003  84 1944 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  88 2032 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7005 113 2145 WC43AA 175 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN
7006 113 2258 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
7007   0 2258 WHB1AA 166 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
7008   0 2258 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7009   0 2258 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7010   0 2258 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7011   0 2258 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7012   2 2260 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7101   1 2261 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7102   4 2265 WC54AA 181ST AVN CO     4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
7103   6 2271 WC54AA 181ST AVN CO     4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
7104  16 2287 WC54AA 181ST AVN CO     4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
7105  37 2324 WC54AA 181ST AVN CO     4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
7106   3 2327 WC54AA 181ST AVN CO     4TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        4TH ARMY
7107   2 2329 WC54AA 181ST AVN CO     5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        5TH ARMY
7108   9 2338 WC54AA 181ST AVN CO     5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        5TH ARMY
7109   6 2344 WC54AA 181ST AVN CO     5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        5TH ARMY
7110   1 2345 WC54AA 181ST AVN CO     5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        5TH ARMY
7111  13 2358 WC54AA 181ST AVN CO     5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        5TH ARMY
7112   0 2358 WC54AA 181ST AVN CO     5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        5TH ARMY
7201   0 2358 W0U34B SUPPLY DIV       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
7202   0 2358 W0U34B SUPPLY DIV       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
7203   0 2358 W0U34B SUPPLY DIV       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
7204   0 2358 W0U34B SUPPLY DIV       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
7205   0 2358 W0U34B SUPPLY DIV       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
7206   0 2358 W0U34B SUPPLY DIV       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
7207   0 2358 W0U34B SUPPLY DIV       3RD ARMY   FORT BRAGG       3RD ARMY
7208   0 2358 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7209   9 2367 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7210   0 2367 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7211  17 2384 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212  29 2413 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301  17 2430 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302  19 2449 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303  17 2466 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304  30 2496 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305  11 2507 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306  15 2522 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307   0 2522 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308  19 2541 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309  27 2568 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310   0 2568 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311   2 2570 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312  19 2589 WPJRD0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   5 2594 WVBAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402   0 2594 WVBAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403   3 2597 WVBAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   0 2597 WVBAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405   0 2597 WVBAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405   0 2597 WVBAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7406   6 2603 WVBAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   6 2611 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410   0 2611 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411   0 2611 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412   7 2618 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   1 2619 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502   6 2625 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503   2 2627 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504   3 2630 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505  34 2664 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506  13 2677 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507   0 2677 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7508  14 2691 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509   5 2696 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510   2 2698 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   0 2698 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   0 2698 WPZWAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI



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