Helicopter UH-1D 66-16629


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16629
The Army purchased this helicopter 0767
Total flight hours at this point: 00000088
Date: 01/01/1968
Incident number: 680101031ACD Accident case number: 680101031 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 61 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Qui Nhon in South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BR569432
Number killed in accident = 10 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 6
costing 768954
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 WO1 KRETZCHMAR PETER KIA
AC WO1 MARTIN RONALD LYNN KIA
CE SP4 GENAU CLARENCE HAROLD JR KIA
G PFC TINGLEY PHILIP ALLISON JR KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
CPT KLEINBERG PETER SHELL, AR, PX, KIA
CPT VELAZQUEZ FRANK, AR, PX, KIA
SFC SISARIO FELIX ANTHONY, AR, PX, KIA
SP4 FRENCH DAVID LEE, AR, PX, KIA
SGT ANDERSON NORMAN RALPH, AR, PX, KIA
SP4 GRIFFIN THOMAS B JR, AR, PX, KIA


Accident Summary:

Aircraft crashed into trees in marginal weather in the An Khe Pass.


War Story:
Returning from paying the troops.

This record was last updated on 01/16/2006


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