Helicopter UH-1D 65-09957


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09957
The Army purchased this helicopter 0666
Total flight hours at this point: 00000857
Date: 04/22/1967
Incident number: 670422011ACD Accident case number: 670422011 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 118 AHC
South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 6 . . Injured = 4 . . 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 1LT STIMPSON PAUL LEWIS KIA
P W1 GF GENAW
CE E3 NG BRIDWELL
G SP4 ADAMS JAMES RICHARD KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
E6 MANNARINFA, PAX, D
E3 MITCHELLIJ, PAX, C
SP4 PATTERSON TIMOTHY COLEMAN, AR, PX, KIA
CPL ENSSLIN OTTO ROBERT, AR, PX, KIA
PFC DOMINIAK HOWARD STANLEY, AR, PX, KIA
PFC BLACKWELDER KIT, AR, PX, KIA


Accident Summary:

The engine failed due to fuel starvation. The aircraft reported 100 lbs. of fuel then the fuel pressure started fluctuating. The aircaft hit some tombstones in a cemetary and burned.

This record was last updated on 09/20/1998


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