Helicopter UH-1B 64-14066


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-14066
The Army purchased this helicopter 0765
Total flight hours at this point: 00000914
Date: 05/08/1967
Incident number: 670508151ACD Accident case number: 670508151 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 11 GS 1 CAV
South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 3 . . Passengers = 1
costing 226988
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 O4 AD BELL
P W1 JD SOURS
CE SP4 LUDECKER ROBERT KIA
G E5 RA PAGE

Passengers and/or other participants:
O2 RC WEST, PAX, D


Accident Summary:

Aircraft was on a landing approach when the RPM warning light came on. The descent continued and the aircraft struck the ground breaking off the tail boom and the left skid. The aircraft rocked from side to side and the main rotor blades struck the ground.

This record was last updated on 09/20/1998


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