Helicopter UH-1C 64-14146


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 64-14146
The Army purchased this helicopter 1065
Total flight hours at this point: 00001013
Date: 01/28/1968
Incident number: 680128041ACD Accident case number: 680128041 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 117 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Bien Hoa in South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YT003110 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PYT003110)
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 3 . . Passengers = 0
costing 329154
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 W1 CL MALM
P WO1 MCKIERNAN TIMOTHY JAMES KIA
CE E5 RB HEDGE
G E5 DF SMITH


Accident Summary:

Engine failed on takeoff at 150 feet. Hard landing resulted in fire and rocket damage. Three parked aircraft were damaged by shrapnel and concussion. UH-1D 66-802 66-794 and 65-9424.

This record was last updated on 05/28/1998


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