Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13712
Incident number: F933ACD Accident case number: F933
Unit: A/501 AVN
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 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: Taxi accident at Frizzell Field helicopter area at Bien Hoa Air Base where this helicopter hit a parked helicopter.
Loss to Inventory
P CW2 GALBRAITH HUGH CAMPBELL KIA
ACFT HV OVER PARKING AREA WHEN MR STRUCK MR OF A PARKED ACFT TRANS AND MAST FELL FORWARD STRIKING AC ENG THROWN OUT TO REAR ACFT CAME TO REST UP RIGHT WITH SKIDS OFF SUP INFO ACFT SN 65 9844 WAS PARKED AND TIED DOWN MAJOR DAMAGE MR MAST COLLAPSED OVER LFT SEAT KILLED AC
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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021
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