Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-15001
The Army purchased this helicopter 0167
Total flight hours at this point: 00000234
Incident number: 680125161ACD Accident case number: 680125161 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: B/7/17 CAV
The station for this helicopter was Din Binh in South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: AR815362 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 49PAR815362)
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 3 . . Passengers = 0
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 W1 RP RAIBLE
P WO1 MILLIGAN JOHNSON MARCUS KIA
CE E3 DR DOSS
G E3 GA WINTERS
On takeoff, aircraft began a descent. Suspect gross overweight. Tail stinger hit the ground and wire. Aircraft slid down into a gully until striking the other side of the gully. Aircraft started to burn. Fire was extinguished.
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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