Helicopter UH-1D 64-13715


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13715
The Army purchased this helicopter 0765
Total flight hours at this point: 00001829
Date: 05/02/1967
Incident number: 670502161ACD Accident case number: 670502161 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 71 AHC
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BS641951 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 49PBS641951)
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 9 . . 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 O3 MR MILETT
P W1 FG ANTON
CE E3 RC GALE
G 1LT ROBBINS RUSSELL LINDSEY KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
E4 D WALKER, PAX, D
** R SCHMIDT, PAX, D
E4 DL SMITH, PAX, D
E3 D BARNES, PAX, D
E3 VP ANDERSON, PAX, D
** JC PORTER, PAX, D


Accident Summary:

While on a combat assault mission, the aircraft experienced an engine failure at approximately 35 feet of altitude during the landing approach and made a hard landing. The terrain was not suitable for landing.

This record was last updated on 11/04/2010


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