Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09842
The Army purchased this helicopter 0466
Total flight hours at this point: 00000428
Accident case number: H411
Unit: 129 AHC
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 6
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 FIGUEROA J
P ROCKEY JD
On landing approach to a confined area, loss of rpm noted. The aircraft commander went to emergency position and attempted a go around. The aircraft settled into trees. Gusty winds 29-30 knots. Suspect malfuncting fuel control. Supplimental information - aircraft downed in insecure area. Troops moved out of area before recovery could be made. The aircraft was abandoned and destroyed from the air
The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09842
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This helicopter was purchased by the US Army in 0466.
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DATE FLT HRS UIC UNIT AREA POST COUNTRY 6610 119 295 WC3JAA 129 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 6611 131 426 WC3JAA 129 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 6612 2 428 WC3JAA 129 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 6701 0 428 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 6702 0 428 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN