Helicopter UH-1B 63-08647


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08647
Date: 10/21/1965
Incident number: 0D087ACD Accident case number: 0D087 Total Loss Accident
Unit: A/1 AVN
South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 4 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 219911
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. )
Summary: While reconning an LZ near Plei Me, suffered mechanical failure, main rotor separation at 2,000 feet.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC 1LT PREISENDEFER HAROLD ALAN KIA
P WO1 HUWYLER JOSEF S KIA
CE SP5 JOHNSON WILLIAM JAMES KIA
G PFC DAVIS MICHAEL EDWARD KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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