Helicopter UH-1C 66-00514


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00514
The Army purchased this helicopter 0766
Total flight hours at this point: 00000971
Date: 10/26/1967
Incident number: 671026011ACD Accident case number: 671026011 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 114 AHC
South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 4 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 503679
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 HUNT SAMUEL L KIA
P WO1 BENTSON RUSSEL DEAN KIA
CE SP4 SLINGERLAND GERALD HOWARD KIA
G SP4 GRIFFIN DAVID SCOTT KIA


Accident Summary:

The aircraft crashed in a rice paddy and burned. The blade retention nut on the main rotor cracked and failed.

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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