Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-13928
The Army purchased this helicopter 1264
Total flight hours at this point: 00001283
Accident case number: 670427031 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 129 AHC
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 0
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
AC W1 SMITH WL
CP W1 PARK PM
CE E4 COSTLEY D
G E4 FAULKNER GA
During a firing pass supporting a combat assault, a CS grenade exploded and filled the cockpit with CS gas. The crew attempted an autorotation to a pinnacle but landed on the slope and overturned
The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-13928
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 1264.
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DATE FLT HRS UIC UNIT AREA POST COUNTRY 6610 2 980 WC3JAA 129 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 6611 38 1018 WC3JAA 129 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 6612 91 1109 WARJAA HQ 173AIRBN BDE VIETNAM RVN 6701 70 1179 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 6702 63 1242 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 6703 41 1283 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 6704 0 1283 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 6705 0 1283 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN