Helicopter UH-1D 64-13722


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13722
The Army purchased this helicopter 0765
Total flight hours at this point: 00002033
Date: 09/03/1967
Incident number: 670903051ACD Accident case number: 670903051 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 118 AHC
South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 7 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 2
costing 699954
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 WO1 MATTERN RICKY PALMER KIA
P 1LT ANTE JAMES LOUIS KIA
CE SP4 SCHOLD RAY ARTHUR KIA
G SP4 CARROLL DAVID KIA
PP WO1 GILDER LEWIS C KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
SP4 ROUSE WILLIAM CLARENCE, AR, PX, KIA
SP4 LOCKHART WILLIAM LON, AR, PX, KIA


Accident Summary:

The right cargo door came off on take off. The door hit the main rotor blades causing mast bumping to occur. The tail boom and main rotor blades separated from the aircraft. It crashed and burned.

This record was last updated on 11/01/2005


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