Helicopter UH-1C 66-00714


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1C tail number 66-00714
The Army purchased this helicopter 1266
Total flight hours at this point: 00000683
Date: 03/19/1968
Incident number: 680319101ACD Accident case number: 680319101 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 191 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Dong Tam in
Number killed in accident = 2 . . Injured = 2 . . Passengers = 0
costing 360679
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 MR HAWKINS
P WO1 YARGER JEFFREY J KIA
CE SP5 WOOD HAROLD SHELBY JR KIA
G E4 DL POTTER


Accident Summary:

During the approach prior to troop extraction, the aircraft banked left, struck the ground and the RPM deteriorated. The aircraft struck three dikes and inverted.

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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