Helicopter UH-1H 66-16592


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-16592
The Army purchased this helicopter 0767
Total flight hours at this point: 00001017
Date: 06/25/1968
Incident number: 680625053ACD Accident case number: 680625053 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 240 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Bear Cat in South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YT095018
Number killed in accident = 13 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 9
costing 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. )
Summary: Believe this aircraft was BLUE 1 which had a mid-air with the C&C (66-16601). The debris also brought down BLUE 4 (66-16206).
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CW2 SMITH THOMAS JOEL KIA
P WO1 ADDISON HARVEY CHARLES KIA
CE SP5 DELL GEORGE DOUGLAS KIA
G SP5 PAGE HENRY LINDSAY III KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
VX1 MONGCOLCUMNUMNU S, , PX, KIA
X1 HEMRITI K, , PX, KIA
X2 CONCHAREON A, , PX, KIA
X2 RUENGKANA A, , PX, KIA
X2 TONGSOOK P, , PX, KIA
X2 SONTORNWIT P, , PX, KIA
X2 SANKAWIN S, , PX, KIA
X2 KONGNOK P, , PX, KIA
X2 UNKNOWN, PAX, A


Accident Summary:

See accident summary for 66-16601 on 25 June 68.


War Story:
Flight was carrying troops from the Royal Army Thai Volunteer Brigade.

This record was last updated on 09/20/1998


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