Helicopter UH-1D 65-10089


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-10089
The Army purchased this helicopter 0866
Total flight hours at this point: 00000787
Date: 05/26/1967
Incident number: 670526051ACD Accident case number: 670526051 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: C/227 AVN
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BR933896
Number killed in accident = 7 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 6
costing 228554
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

Crew Members:
AC O2 JC ROWLAND
P W1 GA FLOWERS
CE SP4 DORNBERGH WILLIAM L JR KIA
G E3 GA CAPUTO

Passengers and/or other participants:
1LT FISHER EDWARD STEPHAN, AR, OG, KIA
PFC ALLEN CHARLES DELMAR JR, AR, PX, KIA
PFC SURLES LOREN CLEVELAND, AR, OG, KIA
SP4 CUSHING DAVID ROY, AR, PX, KIA
SP4 CACCIOLA DOMENICO, AR, PX, KIA
SP4 RUDDELL ALAN JAMES, AR, PX, KIA


Accident Summary:

As the aircraft started out of the LZ, the pilot was given all clear. The aircraft started up and the skids caught on a cargo net. The aircraft started falling to the right and suddenly fell to the ground on the left side and rolled. A small fire was extinguished.

This record was last updated on 08/04/2009


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