Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09868
The Army purchased this helicopter 0566
Total flight hours at this point: 00000663
Accident case number: 670131051 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 129 AHC
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 2 . . Passengers = 1
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 O2 WALLACE TM
P W1 LEACH WE
CE E5 LEIGH JW
G E5 WHITTINGTON MR
NO NAME, PAX, D;
The AC initiated a shallow turn to the right and he felt the aircraft settling. An autorotation was initiated and the skids hit on the sloop of a gully. The aircraft rolled down the slope coming to rest on its right side. Major damage resulted
The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09868
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 0566.
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DATE FLT HRS UIC UNIT AREA POST COUNTRY 6610 118 326 WC3JAA 129 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 6611 150 476 WC3JAA 129 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 6612 106 582 WC3JAA 129 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 6701 81 663 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 6702 0 663 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 6703 0 663 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN