Helicopter UH-1D 64-13708


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13708
The Army purchased this helicopter 0765
Total flight hours at this point: 00001475
Date: 03/09/1967
Incident number: 670309191ACD Accident case number: 670309191 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 118 AHC
South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 5 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 2
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 CL JACKSON
P WO1 KETNER HAROLD K JR KIA
CE CPL AMISON ROOSEVELT JR KIA
G SP4 LACEY WILLIAM GIRARD KIA
PX SP4 CAUGHMAN MC KINLEY JR KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
SP4 MUELLER WOODROW JOHN, AR, PX, KIA


Accident Summary:

Aircraft took-off and crashed into the river about 100 meters south of the helipad. A red ball of fire was observed on the river's surface.


War Story:
An excerpt from NAVFORV March 1967 History: Nha Be and Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal personnel participating in the search and recovery efforts. The wreckage of the helicopter's fuselage section was subsequently recovered by Light Lift Craft 1 and delivered to the Nha Be helicopter pad. Salvage operations were terminated on 12 March.

This record was last updated on 08/12/2007


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