Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09595
The Army purchased this helicopter 1265
Total flight hours at this point: 00000784
Incident number: 670114031ACD Accident case number: 670114031 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 173 AVN
Number killed in accident = 4 . . Injured = 0 . . 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
P 1LT LEGROW ARTHUR RUSSELL JR KIA
P WO1 FERRIS ROBERT CLARK KIA
CE SP4 WASHINGTON ARTHUR DOUGLAS KIA
G PFC EPPS JOE HERBERT KIA
The AC reported an internal explosion, left the flight, crashed and burned. The cause is unknown. Supporting information: the aircraft was in a formation flight at 2,000 feet when the tail rotor blades and 90 degree gear box left the aircraft.
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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