Helicopter UH-1B 63-12940


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-12940
Date: 07/12/1966
Incident number: F932ACD Accident case number: F932
South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 0
costing 241950
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:
P CPT WILLIAMS CHARLES ROSS KIA
P RC ANTROSS


Accident Summary:

ON TAKE OFF FROM USNS TORTUGA AT NITE ACFT CRASHED AND SANK NO VISIBLE HORIZON APPEARED TO FLY DIR INTO WATER 10 SEC AFTER TO AC MISSING SUP INFO WRECKAGE LIFTED FROM OCEAN AC FAILED TO ESTABLISH A RATE OF CLIMB NO VISUAL REFERENCE WAS AVAILABLE

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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