Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 62-04587
The Army purchased this helicopter 0963
Total flight hours at this point: 00001663
Incident number: 670528011ACD Accident case number: 670528011 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 200 ASHC
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 W3 GL ALLEN
P O3 FA STALIANS
CE E5 TT HAMMILL
G SP4 VEACH RICHARD ELZIE KIA
Passengers and/or other participants:
CIV HE YENZER, PAX, C
Aircraft was at a hover when the nose rose into the air. The tail rotor struck the ground. The aircraft rolled on its left side, crashed and burned. Analysis revealed improper maintenance was done by personnel not authorized to perform it and improper maintenance supervision.
This record was last updated on 08/12/2006
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