Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09938
The Army purchased this helicopter 0666
Total flight hours at this point: 00000607
Incident number: 670312011ACD Accident case number: 670312011 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 174 AHC
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 4 . . 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 W1 HE CARRIGER
P 1LT JOHNSTON RONALD LEE KIA
CE E4 DF FARGIER
G E3 GV GORDON
Passengers and/or other participants:
X2 LM JAE, PAX, D
Aircraft lost RPM on termination of a pinnacle approach. The pilot attempted to dive the aircraft off the pad to regain the RPM. The aircraft struck a tree, crashed and burned.
This record was last updated on 09/20/1998
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