Helicopter UH-1D 64-13529


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13529
The Army purchased this helicopter 0165
Total flight hours at this point: 00001582
Date: 05/05/1967
Incident number: 670505101ACD Accident case number: 670505101 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 11 GS 1 CAV
South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 3 . . Passengers = 0
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 EE TURNER
P W1 GH DORNHOFE
CE E4 AJ OLIVER
G SP4 TORRES FRANK CHICO JR KIA


Accident Summary:

On take-off, the pilot lost control of the aircraft and crashed. The aircraft came to rest inverted. A small fire was extinguished. Analysis of the yoke arm revealed a severance in the threaded area induced by a loss of torque on the bearing retaining nut.

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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