Helicopter UH-1D 66-01186


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-01186
The Army purchased this helicopter 0167
Total flight hours at this point: 00000867
Date: 12/13/1967
Incident number: 671213011ACD Accident case number: 671213011 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 176 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Chu Lai in South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BT445079
Number killed in accident = 6 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 3
costing 510316
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:
P CW2 JENKS RICHARD DALE KIA
P WO1 BORCHART WILLIAM H KIA
CE SP4 BERTA ROBERT DEWITT KIA
G SP4 WHALEY JAMES GOODWIN KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
MAJ COTTON THOMAS WAYNE, AR, PX, KIA
O3 KIDD, PAX, D
CPT CARRIKER GRADY ISIAIAH JR, AR, PX, KIA


Accident Summary:

While in flight, the tail rotor failed. The aircraft nosed over, spun, crashed, and burned.

This record was last updated on 05/15/2008


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Date posted on this site: 09/23/2017


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