Helicopter AH-1G 66-15310


Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 66-15310
The Army purchased this helicopter 1167
Total flight hours at this point: 00001698
Date: 03/16/1971
Incident number: 710316341ACD Accident case number: 710316341 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: B/4/77 ARA 101 ABN
The station for this helicopter was Camp Eagle in
Number killed in accident = 2 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 673318
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P CPT MCCARTHY LOYD VAN JR KIA
P CPT ALLEN CHARLES DAVID JR KIA


Accident Summary:

 AIRCRAFT DEPARTED QUANG TRI, RVN, AT APPROX 2130 HOURS IN ROUTE TO CAMP EAGLE, RVN. THE WEATHER WAS MARGINAL. AIRCRAFT STRUCK GROUND, UNDER POWER, IN A SHALLOW DESCENDING RIGHT TURN DESTROYING THE AIRCRAFT.\\

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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